UWONET@20

Acknowledging Our Diversities and Celebrating Our Unity

Over the past 20 years, UWONET has focused on promoting women’s human rights through a a vibrant, dynamic, and proactive women’s movement that is inclusive, united in diversity, democratic and highly able to achieve a collective voice on women and gender issues that influence and shape their destiny.

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  • Human capital development key to combat teenage pregnancy

    Government should put emphasis on human capital development to reduce teenage pregnancy and early marriages, the director of gender and community development at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Jane Mpagi has said.   She said that without addressing the issues of gender equality through human capital development, the retention of girl child

  • GBV Shelter Ground-Breaking Ceremony

      Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) officially broke ground on the Gender Based Violence (GBV) Shelter in Kamuli District at a ceremony on 13th May 2014. The ceremony was officiated over by the Kamuli District Local Council V Chairperson – Hon. Salaamu Musumba, Ms Elizabeth Kyasiimire – Commissioner of Gender and Women Affairs at the Ministry

  • Call for Newsletter Articles

    UWONET is currently working on the next issue of the ‘A Women’s Issue: Harnessing Women’s Rights Advancement’ Newsletter. The newsletter is a publication to help share stories about how gender and women’s rights knowledge and innovation are helping to address major development challenges and make a real difference in the lives of Ugandans. Through this

  • UWONET Staff Adopt and Sponsor Christine Angolere

    Following the break of Christine Angolere’s story, the UWONET staff took up the opportunity to adopt her. UWONET staff believed that sponsoring Christine was an exciting opportunity for us to give back to the community. We believed that sponsoring Christine would make a long term difference in rebuilding her community. Christine has brilliant results and