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Call For Proposals: Terms of Reference to Develop a Policy Brief on the Status of Movement Building in the Digital Age for the Structurally Silenced Women in Uganda Under Our Voice, Our Futures Project

Terms of Reference to Develop a Policy Brief on the Status of Movement Building in the Digital Age for the Structurally Silenced Women in Uganda Introduction   Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a non-governmental organisation initiated in May 2000 by several women’s organisations in Uganda to develop and promote the use of information and communication […]

July 2024: Mastering Google Forms: A Comprehensive Guide

Google Forms is a powerful tool for creating surveys, quizzes, and data collection forms. Let’s dive into how to make the most of it. Organizing Your Form with Sections Managing Questions Effectively Collaboration Made Easy Linking to Google Sheets Exporting and Sharing Your Form Single vs. Multiple Entries Additional Tips By following these tips, you […]

Gender Roles and Perceptions in the Modern Era

Gender roles are culturally and socially determined sets of expectations based on concepts of masculinity and femininity. Examples of gender roles are police officers, housekeepers, race car drivers, nurses, and IT consultants. Gender roles are distinguished from sex roles, i.e. sex roles are natural and biologically determined whereas Gender roles are society-determined. For example, in […]

Gender Digital Divide: Empowering Women in the Digital Space

Globally, 70% of men use the internet, compared with 65% of women. The gender gap is highest in Africa, where 40% of men and 30% of women use the internet. A survey by World Wide Web found that only 19% of women in Uganda are online, compared to 27% of men. This gender digital gap […]

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) Through Collaboration is Connecting the Unconnected Communities to Benefit from the Rural Connectivity Broadband Network

Collaborating with other organizations that share your goals can help you expand your reach and increase your visibility within your field. By working together, you can leverage each other’s strengths and expertise to create something new and valuable. This principle is central to why WOUGNET, through its regional office in Northern Uganda, called Kubere Information […]

June 2024: Troubleshooting a Non-Responsive Trackpad

Understanding the Issue: Before diving into solutions, it’s helpful to determine the nature of the problem: General Troubleshooting Steps: Specific Troubleshooting for Windows: Specific Troubleshooting for macOS: Additional Tips: For more information and support contact us via Compiled by: Letowon Saitoti Abdi, Snr. Technical Support Officer WOUGNET

Breaking the Cycle of  Gender Discrimination at Workplaces 

Gender discrimination is a form of discrimination in which a person is treated differently or unfairly on the basis of their sex/gender. Discrimination is still a recurrent problem at workplaces, which has held women back in the workplace for generations. According to the European Union, 5.23 million women reported feeling discriminated against at work in […]

 Understanding Data Consumption and Usage in Uganda

66% of the world’s  population have access to the internet. In 2020, the amount of data consumed globally reached 64.2 zettabytes. Internet penetration in Uganda stood at 26.2% in 2021 and the consumption is rapidly increasing. However, complaints have come up by consumers  for their data and faster internet consumption, which has raised a lot […]

Understanding Key Challenges Surrounding Women’s Leadership in Uganda and Practical Recommendations

Oxford Academic explains gender leadership gaps as the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions in various sectors, such as politics, business, and education. This is an increasing phenomenon today whereby women are disproportionately concentrated in lower-level and lower-authority leadership positions than men. This gap is driven mostly by stereotypes, discrimination, power imbalance, and privilege. According […]

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