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  1. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  2. UGANDA: Women, Power and Politics

    THE topic, "Women, power and politics" has several dimensions.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 984
  3. UGANDA: Women in Campaign against School Dropouts

    Happy Kibira Foundation's (HFK) efforts to train parents in income generating activities are paying off following the

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 911
  4. UGANDA: Women War Survivors Call For Inclusion

    At the 15th African Union Summit held in Kampala from 19-27 July, Isis WICCE joined several civil society organizatio

    Tuesday, August 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 797
  5. UGANDA: Women Protestors Storm State House

    Women from the Interparty Cooperation yesterday vented their anger against the Electoral Commission by placing flyers

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 738
  6. UGANDA: Raped 16 times, Infected with HIV and Kicked out of the Marital Home

    It's at dusk, a young woman is returning home outside the countryside town of Soroti.

    Monday, August 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 773
  7. UGANDA: President Mutharika to Attend 15th AU Summit in Uganda

    Malawi President and African Union (AU) Chairperson, Ngwazi Professor Bingu wa Mutharika this Friday leaves for Kampa

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 618
  8. SUDAN: The African Union Summit and the Future of Sudan

    The African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, and will soon launch the African Decade

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 620
  9. UGANDA: Uganda Yet to Ratify Women's Automatic Right to Abortion

    Uganda has not ratified the Maputo Protocol which calls for the promotion of African women's rights over abortion.

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 621
  10. UGANDA: UNSCR 1325 Monitoring Report 2010

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 939
  11. INTERNATIONAL: Women Push for Gender Justice

    Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 534
  12. UGANDA: It is Time for Women to Reject History, tell Herstory

    I see little common sense in Kalumba's article on Career women in Daily monitor of July 6.

    Wednesday, July 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 449
  13. UGANDA: Ugandan Child Mothers Forced to Give Birth in Captivity

    More and more people are becoming aware of the plight of child soldiers through the books (often memoirs) and films (

    Monday, July 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 606
  14. Community-Based Reintegration of War-Affected Young Mothers: Participatory Action Research (PAR) in Liberia, Sierra Leone & Northern Uganda

    During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 707
  15. EAST AFRICA: Karamoja Women for Peace Building and Networking Meeting Kicks off Today

    A two-day Karamoja Women for Peace-building Networking Meeting organized by the Conflict Early Warning and Response M

    Friday, June 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 398
  16. UGANDA: Women Want Half of Political Positions

    Women activists have urged the Government and other political parties to promote gender equality by ensuring that wom

    Thursday, June 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 280
  17. UGANDA: Women Start Poll Violence Hotline

    Women activists have launched a hotline for monitoring poll violence and malpractice ahead of next year's general ele

    Sunday, June 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 412
  18. UGANDA: Women Demand Answers and Action from ICC

    With the first Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) under way in the Ugand

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 162
  19. UGANDA: Women Activists Want Bashir Arrested

    Sudan President Omar el-Bashir must account for crimes committed in Dafur especially those against women and children

    Monday, May 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 174
  20. US: African Women Win Promise of U.S. Protection

    Obama earlier this week signed the most widely co-sponsored Africa-specific law in U.S. history.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 133
  21. UGANDA: Promote Women Participation in Voters Registration

    On May 3, the Electoral Commission (EC) embarked on a one-month nationwide voter registration exercise hoping to regi

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 061
  22. UGANDA: Sexual Offences Should Be Handled Fast

    The Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki, has said the Judiciary will ensure that rape and defilement cases are disposed of

    Sunday, May 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 088
  23. Civil War, Reintegration, and Gender in Northern Uganda

    What are the impacts of war on the participants, and do they vary by gender?

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 792
  24. UGANDA: Surgery in Uganda that Restores Dignity to Women

    Fistula is the name given to a hole between the bladder and vagina, or rectum and vagina, or both.

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 796
  25. UGANDA: Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence Denied Justice in Uganda

    Amnesty International has urged the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and d

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 885
  26. UGANDA: Victims of Rape and Sexual Violence Denied Justice in Uganda

    Amnesty International has urged the Ugandan authorities to provide support for women seeking justice for sexual and d

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 989
  27. Violence against women is pervasive in most parts of Uganda and is widely accepted as justified by "traditional

    Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 116
  28. UGANDA: Take Gender Based Violence Out of Closet

    Gender Based Violence (GBV) in all its manifestations remains a critical concern in Uganda.

    Wednesday, February 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 573
  29. UGANDA: 33 Women Arrested at the Electoral Commission

    The police yesterday arrested 33 women of the Inter Party Cooperation (IPC) as it foiled a planned demonstration at t

    Monday, January 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 568
  30. Women Leaders in the Great Lakes Region Trained in Peace-Building Skills

    A workshop on conflict prevention, mediation and peace-building for women leaders from member states of the Internati

    Tuesday, January 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 992
  31. Women's Engagement with Political Parties in Contemporary Africa: Reflections on Uganda's Experience

    This paper reviews and reflects on the experience of women's political engagement in contemporary Uganda after the in

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 849
  32. Transitional Justice and Gender in Uganda: Making Peace, Failing Women During the Peace Negotiation Process

    Harriet Nabukeera-Musoke has been working with Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) for te

    Thursday, December 31, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 886
  33. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  34. Vicious Circles: Sexual Violence Against Young People in Cambodia, Colombia and Northern Uganda

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 106
  35. Supporting Women in Negotiations: A Model for Elevating their Voices and Reflecting their Agenda in Peace Deals

    Negotiations create foundations for re-establishing peace. Peace accords lay out the terms for halting violence.

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 268
  36. A Way Forward for Assisting Women and Girls in Northern Uganda

    Little is known about the short and long term effects of war on youth.

    Sunday, September 14, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 881
  37. Forced Marriage within the Lord's Resistance Army, Uganda

    The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)—a rebel movement fi ghting thegovernment of Uganda—is estimated to have

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 841
  38. The Great Lakes Pact and the Rights of Displaced People: A Guide for Civil Society

    This Guide is intended to help readers understand the political, legal and institutional framework of the ICGLR.

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 225
  39. Uganda: War And Sexual Based Violence in the North

    Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) became involved in Uganda in 1979.

    Thursday, July 17, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 552
  40. Women Building Peace and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict-Affected Contexts

    Women's engagement in peace-building is recognized by many international institutions as a crucial element of recover

    Monday, October 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 342
  41. Statement: Northern Uganda Women Speak Out on Juba Talks

    Guided by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security and the Solemn Declarat

    Tuesday, October 10, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 175
  42. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334
  43. The Uganda Women's Network

    Civil Society Organisations67 128
  44. Coalition for Political Accountability to Women

    Civil Society Organisations67 165
  45. Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa

    Civil Society Organisations67 399
  46. Launch of the Uganda Policy Brief on 1325 (An Outcome of the GNWP In-Country Monitoring of 1325)

    Launch of the Uganda Policy brief on 1325 (an outcome of the GNWP in-county monitoring of 1325) - the Center for Wome

    Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 774
  47. Re-broadcast of Radio Drama on UNSCR 1325 & 1820

    For more information, click here

    Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 775
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  49. FAS and the GIMAC Network present the 16th Consultative Meeting on Gender Mainstreaming in Africa

    • Women, Peace and Security in Africa and the 10th

    Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - 20:00 to Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 782
  50. Podcast: Property Rights: A Talk with Activist Peace Musiimenta

    Curator Masum Momaya sits down with activist Peace Musiimenta to talk about how entrenched cultural traditions in Uga

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 239