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Ingrid Turinawe on being fearless

Ingrid Turinawe, the 42-year old secretary for mobilisation of the opposition Forum for Democratic (FDC) is renowned for her run-ins with police during protests.  She told The Independent that she would rather die like a lion than live like a rat. Turinawe says her fighting spirit stems from growing up …

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Empowering women

By Agnes E. Nantaba Barbara Birungi is the director of Hive Colab and founder of Women in Technology Uganda (WITU). She spoke to Agnes E. Nantaba about women’s role in entrepreneurship and technology in Uganda. What are the key elements in your management philosophy as a manager? Having the right …

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Women’s rights are human rights

By Patricia Mahoney Many countries have laws against gender-based violence and they need to enforce them equitably and consistently On December 10, we celebrated International Human Rights Day. It marked the end of the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence that began on November 25 with the International Day …

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Women no longer at ease

By Joan Akello and Ian Katusiime Is the reduced gender activism today really a bad thing? Winnie Byanyima. Miria Matembe. Joy Kwesiga. Speciosa Kazibwe. Joyce Mpanga. Betty Bigombe. Victoria Sekitoleko. Sylvia Tamale. Ruth Mukama. Maxine Ankrah. Rose Mbowa. Janat Mukwaya. Gladys Kalema. Rebecca Kadaga. Karooro Okurut. There was a time …

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