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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  • 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

  • Angolere Christine: Karamoja’s Upcoming Medical Doctor Needs A Scholarship!

    My story represents the plight of millions of the world’s children growing up in the world’s toughest situations. It is one of a young Karimojong girl, a prospective Medical Doctor from Lokupoi village, Matany Sub County-Napak District, who has not yet lost hope. A first born of five children, I grew up with all my

  • A Good Education Begins With Access To Safe Water And Proper Sanitation

    Effective provision of basic services can contribute to state legitimacy and is vital for poverty reduction. There is a general consensus that improving community involvement and increasing accountability of service providers to their constituencies is a good way to improve service delivery outcomes. Community participation in service delivery significantly enhances the responsiveness and accountability of