Tag: uganda

29
Nov

HORIZONTAL PEER SUPPORT MECHANISM

HORIZONTAL PEER SUPPORT MECHANISM This is a Knowledge Sharing and Learning Platform for the Community Based Organisation (CBO) leaders and staff in Busia, working on addressing Borderland conflicts. Happening on 29-30th November, 2018 at the La Palm Suites Hotel in Busia. Get to know more about: The Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Project The African Union Convention on Cross-Border Cooperation/Niamey Convention

20
Nov

Consultancy

CONSULTANCY AT EASSI EASSI is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, HIV Status, family medical history or genetic information. EASSI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. You may also like: Volunteer at EASSI! | Internship at EASSI | Jobs at EASSI! TERMS

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17
Oct

Day 197, Year of #Mygration: From the Frying Pan into the Fire: The Deteriorating Situation of Female Refugees in Uganda

Day 197, Year of #Mygration: From the Frying Pan into the Fire: The Deteriorating Situation of Female Refugees in Uganda Did you know the OU has over 7000 students studying outside the UK? Miriam Cherukut from the National Association of Women Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) was once one of them. She studied an MSc in Development Management with The Open University thanks to a Commonwealth Scholarship funded by the UK Government’s Department for International

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2
Oct

EAC Gender Bill to Become Law in November 2018

EAC Gender Bill to Become Law in November 2018 By Sheila Kawamara-Mishambi The six East African Community (EAC) Heads of States are slated to assent to the EAC Gender Equality, Equity and Development Bill, 2016 at their Annual Summit in Arusha, at the end of November 2018. This was disclosed recently at the launch of the EAC Gender Policy on

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28
Sep

The Luweero Women’s Trade Fair 2017,Uganda

Once again, for the third year running, the Luweero Women’s Trade Fair was held in Luweero District from 27th to 29th September 2017. This time round, the venue was Wobulenzi Play Ground where hundreds joined the procession of exhibitors from Wobulenzi Trading Center to the venue. The third Luweero Women’s Trade Fair was held under the theme: “Ensuring Women’s Economic

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25
Aug

Understanding the Ruling On Bride Price By Gillian Nantume

What does this ruling mean for the rural woman? In many rural communities, the practice of demanding a refund of bride price has been the norm. Now, from the legal point of view, anyone found doing this will be acting outside the law. This ruling applies both to those who paid bride price before the judgement, and those who are

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8
Oct

Undressing women is not a solution to shoplifting, it’s a violation of their civil rights

On 6th October, TV news aired very disturbing images of three women stripped naked and physically assaulted for shoplifting in down town Kampala. The women’s nudity was paraded on Kampala streets as they were taunted, and assaulted by a gang of shameless men for stealing a pair of shoes. It is unfortunate, that some women took part in the assault

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