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  1. REVIEW: Monitoring Implementation of Uganda Action Plan (NAP) for UNSCR 1325, 1820 and the Goma Declaration

    Friday, August 15, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 954
  2. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Military, Police Officers Demand Gender Equality

    Women leaders in the Ugandan police force and the military have called for deliberate measures and policies to increa

    Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 459
  3. Strong Girls, Powerful Women: Program Planning and Design for Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings

    "This document is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique n

    Sunday, June 1, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 890
  4. UGANDA: Ugandan Parliament adopts Resolution to Address Needs of War-Affected Women

    Years of advocacy by women's rights groups including those monitoring justice for women with disabilities in northern

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 286
  5. UGANDA: Girl Up Initiative Uganda Aims to Empower Young Women, Improve Health

    The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walk

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 174
  6. UGANDA: Cops Lack Skills in Gender-Related Cases, Says Judge

    The Police lack necessary to handle gender-related issues, Justice David Batema, has said.

    Thursday, July 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 997
  7. UGANDA: For Uganda's Youngest MP Age Not A Deterrent, But Sexism Is

    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

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 711
  8. UGANDA: Teenage Girl Becomes Africa's Youngest MP

    Proscovia Alengot Oromait has become Africa's youngest Member of Paliament (MP) at the age of 19, after she won the U

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 427
  9. UGANDA: Looking for Justice in Northern Uganda

    As I walked into the middle of the circle to introduce myself, the women started cheering loudly; I had arrived at th

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 882
  10. UGANDA: 600 Girls Victims of Human Trafficking in Malaysia

    At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 821
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  12. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  13. UGANDA: Maiming Women: Society and Judiciary Not Doing Enough

    Grisly and ghastly are probably the most apt words to describe the story that appeared in this newspaper yesterday, o

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 810
  14. UGANDA: DRC Militia Raping Women in Kisoro

    The government has expressed concerned about militia groups from the Democratic Republic of Congo who are on rampage

    Saturday, February 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 776
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  16. UGANDA: UDPF in AIDS Fight

    Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 646
  17. UGANDA: UNICEF Condemns Acid Attacks

    International Child rights organisation UNICEF-Uganda has strongly condemned the increasing incidents of acid attack

    Friday, December 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 627
  18. UGANDA: Women Up Gender Pressure

    Gender activists have proposed a guide to monitor performance of governments in eliminating sexual and gender-based v

    Monday, December 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 571
  19. UGANDA: We Must Take The Pledge to Stop Violence Against Women

    On Friday, November 25, I wore a white ribbon in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Aga

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 451
  20. UGANDA: Prevent Violence Against Women to Create a Peaceful Nation

    As ACFODE celebrates her 26th birthday this month, and as the country prepares for the 16 Days of Activism Campaign A

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 446
  21. UGANDA: 16 Days of Activism Against Violence

    As we mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we appeal to everyone to participate in promoting &

    Monday, November 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 447
  22. UGANDA: The War Might be Over, But Women in Northern Uganda Still Suffer Abuse

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 414
  23. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  24. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Leymah Gbowee: Child Soldiers, Child Wives: Wounded for Life

    Working with ex-child soldiers of Charles Taylor's army, and the girls they have taken as wives, has convinced Nobel

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 618
  26. UGANDA: Brig. Nalweyiso: Woman of Many Firsts

    If it had not been for the brutal government soldiers, may be Brigadier Proscovia Nalweyiso would not have become a s

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 281
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  28. UGANDA: Domestic Violence on the Increase in the Acholi Sub-Region

    When the two-decade armed conflict that ravaged Acholi sub-region ended five years ago, women thought the worst was o

    Monday, September 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 252
  29. UGANDA: Uganda Government News: Women MP Decry Gender Insensitivity in Parliament

    The Women Members of Parliament are accusing Parliamentary leadership of ignoring international protocols in ensuring

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 030
  30. UGANDA: Museveni the Radical Feminist Finally Faces the Wrath of Ugandan Women

    There are many things for which Uganda has come to be known over the past quarter of a century.

    Sunday, June 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 012
  31. UGANDA: Empowerment Workshops Help Ugandan Girls

    Empowering women is just one facet of Just Like My Child's mission of improving the quality of life for the women and

    Friday, June 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 960
  32. UGANDA: We should have faith in Museveni's 'female' Cabinet

    A lot has been said about President Museveni's new Cabinet choices.

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 940
  33. UGANDA: Women to Get Pepper Spray

    Young women will be given pepper spray to fight off rapists, the state minister for youth and children, Ronald Kibuul

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 921
  34. UGANDA: Kadaga Should Drive Critical Gender Issues

    Recently, Uganda made history when the 9th Parliament overwhelmingly supported Hon.

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 882
  35. UGANDA: Women Should Aim Higher Than Playing Second Fiddle

    The hullabaloo about councillors with challenges in taking oaths of office in English reminds me of Mr Adeel, a techn

    Thursday, June 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 873
  36. UGANDA: More Women Ministers in Cabinet

    Women are big winners in the cabinet appointed on Friday.

    Saturday, May 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 864
  37. UGANDA: What Nation Needs Now is Constructive Dialogue

    The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Uganda expresses its concern about the

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 602
  38. IRAQ/UGANDA: Ugandan Women Tricked into Domestic Slavery in Iraq

    The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 833
  39. UGANDA: Bleak Future for Former Female Fighters

    Women and girls returning to northern Uganda from forced conscription into the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) struggle

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 347
  40. UGANDA: Ugandan Politics: Counting Women in

    The 2011 International Women's Day will be celebrated worldwide on March 8.

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 277
  41. UGANDA: Long Way to Go for Uganda Women in Political Parties

    Political parties came up with manifestos and charters that fairly promised to handle women and gender issues, includ

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 070
  42. UGANDA: Women Have the Power to Decide the Destiny of Uganda

    FIVE years go by so fast.

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 927
  43. UGANDA: Women Can Be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    THERE has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 875
  44. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
  45. UGANDA: Women Invade Active Politics

    THE year 2010 began with a political showdown on the side of women, especially those in the opposition.

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 977
  46. UGANDA: Women Denied Property Inheritance

    OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 824
  47. UGANDA: UNICEF Supports Uganda's Committment to Fight Violence against Women and Children

    MUNYONYO, Uganda, 10 December 2010 - "Today we are starting a three-day journey for creating a shared vision abo

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 798
  48. UGANDA: The Link Between Poverty and Disability in Uganda

    Uganda"affirmed "chronic poverty and disability in Uganda are inextricably linked.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 743
  49. UGANDA: Uganda Improves on UN MDGs

    ABOUT 75% of Ugandans have access to safe water, compared to only 53% 10 years ago, according to a report released by

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 729
  50. UGANDA: Edna's Story, Living with Disabilities in Uganda

    Edna seemed shy, rounding her shoulders protectively over her baby.

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 677