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  • The Africa We Want; An Africa Women’s Position Statement on the Post 2015 Development Agenda

    UWONET with support from the United Nations Joint Programme on Gender Equality has developed an Information Brief “]The Africa We Want; An Africa Women’s Position Statement on the Post 2015 Development Agenda” The Brief is intended to share as widely as possible the agreed position on the post 2015 among African women. It is envisaged to

  • Police boosted to curb Gender Based Violence

    JINJA – Thirty two police stations from eight districts in Busoga Sub region have received case management materials geared towards curbing Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the region. The materials were handed over to district Police commanders from the eight districts of Jinja, Iganga, Mayuge, Namutumba, Kamuli, Buyende, Kaliro and Burigi. Handing over the materials

  • 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