November 14, 2017

FOWODE’s Budget call center for FY2018/19

One of the major challenges that Uganda continues to face, especially at the local level, is the limited participation of citizens during the budget-making process. Without input from citizens, budgets are often gender insensitive and do not effectively respond to […]
October 24, 2017

FOWODE Hosts Workshop on Gender and Equity Budgeting

On Wednesday October 11th 2017, Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) brought together Members of Parliament (MPs) from education and health committees for a workshop on gender and equity budgeting. The interactive workshop, facilitated by Eric Tumwesigye, led to an […]
October 18, 2017

Uganda @55: Citizens’ Voices for Enhanced Gender Equality

“Women’s issues are society’s issues”– Jane Mpagi, Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development On October 9, 2017, Uganda celebrated 55 years of independence. As the Union Jack was lowered in 1962, there was a lot of hope for the […]

Upcoming Events

  • 10th November 2017Advocacy meeting with policy makers and technocrats

    FOWODE carried out a gender audit of the Ministerial Policy Statements (MFPs) of the Education and Health ministries and Budget Framework Papers (BFPs) of 10 districts for FY2017/18. The findings of this gender Audit have been packaged in policy briefs as well as detailed audit reports. We are gathering key stakeholders to share the findings & advocate for improved funding for key gender concerns.
  • 13th & 14th Nov 2017Toll-free Budget call center

    During this critical time when Local Governments are in the process of consultation for purpose of formulation of FY2018/19 budgets and plans, FOWODE seeks to gather citizens' views on what they think their local governments and the government in general should prioritize in the FY2018/19 budgets.