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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 […]
October 17, 2017

The Girl Child Matters

Five years ago, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head for daring to go to school. This week, she attended her first lecture at Oxford University. Malala put her life at risk because she understood how important having an education […]