Feminists Resilience in Uganda’s Shrinking Civic Space

Gender backlash persists as a significant issue in hindering the gains, achievements, and progress made on gender equality. This backlash encompasses various forms of pushback directed at feminist activists and Human Rights Defenders, including, but not limited to, the use of languages, phrases, and images that objectify women, strict regulation related to gender equality, reproductive […]

WOUGNET at GeJuSTA

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is an educational program developed to prepare primary and secondary students for college, graduate study and careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  World over, the representation of women and girls in STEM fields is significantly lower than men, resulting in a large gender gap. […]

Capacity building webinar on Gender and Digital rights for women

One of the reasons some women keep offline is due to lack of knowledge on their digital rights, which deprives them of opportunities that come with technology. On 12th September 2023, WOUGNET conducted a Capacity-building webinar on Gender and Digital Rights for Women with an aim of equipping Civil Society Organisations with knowledge and skills […]

November 2023: Best Microsoft Word Keyboard Shortcuts

If you create or edit Word documents often, take some time to learn a few MS Word keyboard shortcuts. Below, we’ll run through some of the best ones. As a bonus, many of these shortcuts work in other Microsoft Office applications like Excel and PowerPoint. This shortcut tutorial is mainly for Windows users, but we’ve included some keyboard […]

Gender Justice is Under Attack: Countering Online Backlash in the Civic Space

Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)’s X  community witnessed a dynamic Tweet Chat on 27th September 2023 where women human rights defenders, feminists, gender activists, journalists and other human rights defenders convened online to discuss the crucial issue: “Gender Justice is Under Attack: Countering Online Backlash in the Civic Space.” The panelists including Ruth Nagudi from […]

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 […]

October 2023: Operating System Installation

Installing an operating system (OS) via a cold boot involves preparing a bootable installation media, setting the boot priority in the BIOS/UEFI settings, and following the on-screen instructions to install and configure the OS. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to install an operating system (OS) via a cold boot: Remember, the exact steps may […]

The risks and consequences of weak passwords.

A password is a string of characters used to verify the identity of a user during the authentication process. Passwords are typically used in tandem with a username, vary in length, and can contain letters, numbers, and special characters. They’re designed to be known only to the user. We recognize that passwords are important and are the first […]

Struggles faced by WHRDs and Strategies to ensure their Physical and Digital Security in Uganda

Introduction Over the years, Uganda has been known for its participation in human rights activism, with women playing a significant role in championing various causes. In the pursuit of justice, equality and human rights, Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) have consistently proven their resilience and dedication to the cause.  However, in the increasingly digital world, […]

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