“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Women leaders in the Ugandan police force and the military have called for deliberate measures and policies to increa
Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern
The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walk
The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.
She was thrust into politics by default at the age of 20, and is said to be the world's youngest legislators in a cou
Proscovia Alengot Oromait has become Africa's youngest Member of Paliament (MP) at the age of 19, after she won the U
As I walked into the middle of the circle to introduce myself, the women started cheering loudly; I had arrived at th
At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic
We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi
Grisly and ghastly are probably the most apt words to describe the story that appeared in this newspaper yesterday, o
The government has expressed concerned about militia groups from the Democratic Republic of Congo who are on rampage
Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.
International Child rights organisation UNICEF-Uganda has strongly condemned the increasing incidents of acid attack
Gender activists have proposed a guide to monitor performance of governments in eliminating sexual and gender-based v
On Friday, November 25, I wore a white ribbon in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Aga
As ACFODE celebrates her 26th birthday this month, and as the country prepares for the 16 Days of Activism Campaign A
As we mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we appeal to everyone to participate in promoting &
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y
Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel
If it had not been for the brutal government soldiers, may be Brigadier Proscovia Nalweyiso would not have become a s
When the two-decade armed conflict that ravaged Acholi sub-region ended five years ago, women thought the worst was o
The Women Members of Parliament are accusing Parliamentary leadership of ignoring international protocols in ensuring
There are many things for which Uganda has come to be known over the past quarter of a century.
Empowering women is just one facet of Just Like My Child's mission of improving the quality of life for the women and
A lot has been said about President Museveni's new Cabinet choices.
Young women will be given pepper spray to fight off rapists, the state minister for youth and children, Ronald Kibuul
Recently, Uganda made history when the 9th Parliament overwhelmingly supported Hon.
The hullabaloo about councillors with challenges in taking oaths of office in English reminds me of Mr Adeel, a techn
Women are big winners in the cabinet appointed on Friday.
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Uganda expresses its concern about the
The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin
Women and girls returning to northern Uganda from forced conscription into the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) struggle
The 2011 International Women's Day will be celebrated worldwide on March 8.
Political parties came up with manifestos and charters that fairly promised to handle women and gender issues, includ
FIVE years go by so fast.
THERE has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.
Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.
THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.
OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat
MUNYONYO, Uganda, 10 December 2010 - "Today we are starting a three-day journey for creating a shared vision abo
Uganda"affirmed "chronic poverty and disability in Uganda are inextricably linked.
ABOUT 75% of Ugandans have access to safe water, compared to only 53% 10 years ago, according to a report released by
Edna seemed shy, rounding her shoulders protectively over her baby.
THE high number of maternal deaths is disturbing enough, but denying women reproductive health services worries them
KAMPALA, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS) - The rapid growth of the ICT market in Uganda has been greeted with optimism over its po