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Karamojong women decry torture by security forces, rustlers

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women in Karamoja are decrying torture at the hands of both the joint security forces and the Karamojong warriors in the ongoing disarmament exercise. The women claim that security forces often torture them on grounds that they conceal information about armed warriors while the warriors …

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Women in Fort Portal receive training on financial literacy

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 100 women in Fort Portal city have been trained on financial literacy by Stanbic Bank. The three-day training at Gardens restaurant in Fort Portal targeted to help women access knowledge to finance accessibility, finding markets, suppliers and strong business records that can …

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Activists want women at the forefront of Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Economic justice activists are worried that the anticipated intentions of the Parish Development Model-PDM may not be fully realized if women are not allowed equal or even higher stakes in its implementation. The program is a new strategy designed to improve household incomes and lift …

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