Tag: women

25
Nov

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human  rights violations in our world today. Gender inequality persists worldwide. Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will require more vigorous efforts, including legal frameworks, to encounter deeply rooted gender based discrimination that

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24
Oct

4th NATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: LIFE OF A WOMAN CROSS BORDER TRADER

4th NATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK: LIFE OF A WOMAN CROSS BORDER TRADER The life of a woman cross border trader, challenges and opportunities in the EAC integration process 4th National Women’s Week: EASSI’s ultimate mandate under Women’s Economic Justice Project, WEJ is to link inland women to regional and international markets. This leads to the establishment of synergies between the Luweero

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12
Oct

WOMEN’S ECONOMIC JUSTICE (WEJ)

WOMEN’S ECONOMIC JUSTICE PROJECT: WEJ PUBLICATIONS WEJ Publications. Other Publications: EAC & Related Protocols  |  Gender and Trade  |  Newsletters  | Annual Reports  |  Beijing +20

11
Oct

GENDER AND TRADE

GENDER AND TRADE Gender and Trade. Other Publications: Research  |  Gender Tracking & Gender Barometer  |  Sustainable Development Agenda  |  WOGE Project

28
Aug

Women’s Economic Justice, Wej Luweero District, Uganda

ABOUT WOMEN’S ECONOMIC JUSTICE PROJECT (WEJ) IN LUWEERO DISTRICT. The Women’s Economic Justice project (WEJ) 2015- 2018 is implemented within 13 sub counties of Luweero District in partnership with the Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI), Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and National Association of Women Organizations of Uganda (NAWOU). The initiative is supported

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24
Aug

Consolidating the gains of women cross border traders in EAC economic integration process

ABOUT THE GENDER AND TRADE PROJECT In partnership with Trade Mark East Africa, EASSI has been implementing a project entitled, “Consolidating the gains of Women Cross Border Traders in the EAC Economic Integration process”. This project recognizes that trade policy reform in the EAC region needs to be inclusive of women doing business across the region. Under this project, EASSI

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1
Aug

Empowering Women Informal Cross Border Traders in the East African Common Market

About the Empowering Women Informal Cross Border Traders in the East African Common Market Project Women Informal Cross Border Traders largely use un-gazetted border crossing routes despite the integration of the East African Countries and coming of the Customs Union and Common Market Protocols. There was need to identify how the provisions in the Customs Union and Common Market Protocols can

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21
Nov

Media, A Catalyst for Preserving and Promoting Local Culture By Shilpi Jain

Dance moves of the “Roma” Gypsy from Rajasthan to Spain; stories from the Indian epics Ramayana and Mahabharata on the walls of temples and palaces in Angkorvat, Cambodia; evidence of Indian paintings techniques at Bamiyan in Afghanistan and Miran and Domko in Central Asia depict both the Buddha and Hindu deities like Shiva, Ganesha and Surya. Influence of the Western

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21
Apr

Empowering Women and Girls for Economic Self-reliance

Women in Busia learn about innovative agricultural practices to improve their livelihoods

18
Aug

Women in peace processes

The strategic objective of this programme area was to increase in the participation of women in challenging systemic causes of conflict and providing alternative paradigms to peace building and conflict resolution. It is true that sustainable peace requires the full participation of women at all stages of peace process. EASSI targets the enhancements of women’s participation in the peace processes

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