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March 29, 2017

FOWODE MENTORS ELECTED WOMEN LEADERS

FOWODE rolled out mentoring trainings for elected women leaders to reflect the Women manifesto and enhance their capacities to demand for gender sensitive planning and budget processes at district level. The trainings took place concurrently in the districts of Manafwa, […]
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 […]