October 16, 2017

Movement Building, Critical for Ensuring Accountability

Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) was among the over 30 representatives from Women’s rights’ organizations that participated in a 4 day training on movement building whose core rationale was to leverage collective power for the benefit of Ugandan women. […]
October 12, 2017

Gender Equality & Equity, a Programming Approach

Gender equality is increasingly being recognized by several communities as a fundamental element in development. Gender equality is very evident in the sustainable development agenda clearly marked at Goal 5. In Africa, the patriarchal society is very strong, especially in […]
October 5, 2017

Fare thee well Marren!

FOWODE joins the women’s movement in East Africa and Uganda in particular to mourn our dear sister, feminist, mother, friend activist, pacesetter in advocating for the rights of women, Marren Akatsa Bukachi. At a time like this, we recall her […]
September 25, 2017


Uganda has always been perceived as a generally safe and pleasant country by natives and foreigners alike. However, dating back to May of this year, Ugandans, and women in particular, have feared for their lives as several bodies of women […]