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Increased women representation in parliament to improve gender equality, promote good governance

ūüďƬ†KEY APPOINTMENTS ‚ú≥¬†Vice President ‚ĒÄ JESSICA ALUPO (MAJ.RTD) ‚ú≥¬†Prime Minister ‚ĒÄ ROBINAH NABBANJA Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa |¬†Ugandan women parliamentarians are now blazing new marks in politics and governance to push for various legislative bodies to effectively represent citizens and respond to their needs. Presently, Uganda has more than …

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FOWODE worried relief cash could cause violence against women

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Forum for Women in Democracy-FOWODE, a non-governmental organization that promotes the participation of women in leadership is concerned that the Covid-19 relief funds could lead to more violence against women. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network about a report dubbed, ‘Budgeting for Peace’, that the …

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An elder statesman’s advice for Kadaga

As former Speaker ponders next move amid backlash from NRM Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Aggrey Awori, former presidential candidate and former minister in President Yoweri Museveni‚Äôs government has some advice for ex Speaker Rebecca Kadaga; ‚Äúremain steadfast in National Resistance Movement (NRM) and help inexperienced legislators on parliamentary …

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Leaders ask Oulanyah to advocate for women interests

Kampala, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Women leaders have asked the New Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah to advocate and support the interests of women in parliament. The Soroti District Woman MP, Anna Adeke says that women were blessed to have a Speaker in the 10th Parliament (Rebecca Kadaga) who was emphasizing …

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Women activists launch group to tackle election violence

Kampala, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT | ¬†¬†Women activists under several non governmental organizations have today launched an election observer group that will to reduce violence during the 2020/2021 elections. The group referred to as the Women’s Situation Room is made up of several women focused organizations like; Uganda Women’s Network …

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FOWODE wins award for championing gender and equity budgeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) has been recognized for their pioneering role in advocating for¬†Gender Responsive Budgeting¬†(GRB) in Uganda. FOWODE were Wednesday night announced winner¬†of a prestigious award by the Equal Opportunities Commission in the category of Civil Society Organisations. They were recognized for …

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FOWODE: May your voices be bolder from now on

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 was another exciting day as the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) marked the end of yet another mentoring camp for young leaders. The 26th cohort Leadership Camp closing ceremony, was like each of the 25 before it, unique in many …

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