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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  • The 2nd Women’s Week is on!

    The Women’s Week is a biennial event whose purpose is to provide a platform to reflect and revive the women’s movement in Uganda. The event brings together women from different parts of Uganda and across sectors to network, share knowledge and experiences to holistically address multi-dimensional factors that continue to disempower women. The 1st Women’s


  • 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