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UWEAL seeks UGX 25Bn for an incubation centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited-UWEAL has launched a fundraising drive of 25 billion shillings to construct an incubation facility to help boost women’s businesses in Uganda. Barbara Ofwono Buyondo, the chairperson UWEAL says that the facility will be constructed at Namanve Industrial Park on …

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Women activists against women sleeping in markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women activists have asked the government to look beyond mosquito nets and provide women spending nights in markets with security and sanitary places to guarantee their safety. On Friday last week, President Yoweri Museveni asked women vendors to sleep in the markets to reduce contact …

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US House passes bill to renew Violence Against Women Act

Washington, US | XINHUA | The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), legislation sponsored by President Joe Biden in the 1990s when he was a U.S. senator but lapsed in 2019 as its latest revision expired. Voting largely along party lines, …

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Riham picks 30 prize winners, celebrates Women’s Day in style

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the world celebrated Women’s Day March 8, Hariss International (RIHAM) continued promoting programmes that show they are an organization that upholds diversity and does not define staff and customers by their differences. Riham last week celebrated, with all their female employees, their vital role in …

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