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Women ICT Advocacy Group FGD Report
The Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy Program of Women of Uganda network(WOUGNET) advocates for gender sensitive policies and practices as one of its key activities.
On Thursday 19th April the program conducted a Focused Group Discussion in Bwaise community a Kampala city suburb in Uganda under her caucus Women ICT Advocacy Group (WIAG).
WOUGNET carries out much of its advocacy work through a caucus called Women ICT Advocacy Group(WIAG) based at WOUGNET secretariat. The caucus changed its name from Uganda Women’s Caucus on ICT(UWCI) to WIAG to enable inclusivity. The caucus is a coalition of organizations and individuals interested in gender and ICT issues. To strengthen the skills of other gender activists, WIAG highlights the main issues during meetings with policy makers and promote the need to integrate gender into ICT Policies. WIAG is a coalition of primarily women organizations interested in issues of women’s access to the internet, ICTs and ICT policy related issues.