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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

NOT ANOTHER WOMAN: WHAT THESE KILLINGS TEACH SOCIETY

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 […]
September 23, 2017

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE: IS UPE STILL A BLESSING?

Seese Primary School is a Government school in Kagadi district, Busirabo Parish. One look at this school is enough to tell you that Universal Primary Education (UPE) is not quite the blessing that Ugandans had hoped it would be. When […]
September 21, 2017

NOT ANOTHER WOMAN!!

On Thursday 7th September, 2017 Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) joined other women’s rights organizations and together we walked to parliament to hear out the statement read by Minister of Internal Affairs, Hon. Jeje Odongo about the sequential inhumane […]