March 11, 2017

WHY GENDER MAINSTREAM ?

While gender mainstreaming is clearly essential for securing human rights and social justice for women as well as men, it is also increasingly recognized that incorporating gender perspectives in different areas of development ensures the effective achievement of other social […]
March 11, 2017

Why open voting will deny women their Democratic Rights

The open voting method that the Government has proposed for the upcoming LC1 and 2 elections in the various villages and parishes as provided for in the Local Government (Amendment) Act, 2016 is a disaster for democracy. The open voting […]
February 14, 2017

FOWODE trains women for LC I & II positions in Lyantonde

Women’s presence in political decision-making is largely premised on the fact that women in such spaces will make a difference for women’s rights and development. Above all, women’s equal participation in governance and decision-making is not only a demand for […]

Upcoming Events

  • 15th – 18th March 2017Formation and training of 6 Village Budget Clubs (VBCs)

    In Kabale, Amuria & Luwero. The 6 clubs will comprise of 120 community members (72 females & 48 males). The groups will be trained in Gender Responsive service delivery monitoring and budget tracking
  • 16th March 2017FOWODE’S side event at CSW 61

    CSW 61 (Commission on the Status of Women) in New York THEME: Voice to Action: Women advancing gender equality in the SDGs
  • 20th – 22nd March 2017Voices for Gender Accountability & Participation Project (VGAP)

    Launch of the Voices for Gender Accountability and Participation Project (VGAP) in 3 districts of Kabale, Amuria & Luwero, this project is funded by HIVOS