“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.”
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
If it had not been for the brutal government soldiers, may be Brigadier Proscovia Nalweyiso would not have become a s
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.
A lot has been said about President Museveni's new Cabinet choices.
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 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.
THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.
The present research conducted with communities in Afghanistan, Uganda and Nepal offers many examples of both innovat
In politics, as they say, there are no permanent foes or friends but only interests.
The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag
Speaking at 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution on women, peace and security in New York last week
Ms Beti Namisango Kamya, the Uganda Federal Alliance boss, is using the axiom, “Uganda is ready for a woman Pre
Political participation of women has changed since 2005 when Uganda, under donor pressure, opened political space to
Women Democracy Group, an NGO, has launched a campaign to train 3,000 women who are to contest for various seats in t
The five years of relative peace in Northern Uganda has enabled the majority of former Internally Displaced Persons t
THE topic, "Women, power and politics" has several dimensions.
At the 15th African Union Summit held in Kampala from 19-27 July, Isis WICCE joined several civil society organizatio
Women from the Interparty Cooperation yesterday vented their anger against the Electoral Commission by placing flyers
The African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa, and will soon launch the African Decade
Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.
I see little common sense in Kalumba's article on Career women in Daily monitor of July 6.
Women activists have urged the Government and other political parties to promote gender equality by ensuring that wom
Women activists have launched a hotline for monitoring poll violence and malpractice ahead of next year's general ele
On May 3, the Electoral Commission (EC) embarked on a one-month nationwide voter registration exercise hoping to regi
The police yesterday arrested 33 women of the Inter Party Cooperation (IPC) as it foiled a planned demonstration at t
This paper reviews and reflects on the experience of women's political engagement in contemporary Uganda after the in
Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r
Negotiations create foundations for re-establishing peace. Peace accords lay out the terms for halting violence.
The "Peace Bikes" initiative is part of UNDP's larger sexual and gender-based violence programme which has
On the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, ISIS-WICCE called for reflection rather than celebration
Ugandan Member of Parliament Betty Amongi explains why women are so important to peace and security in Uganda.