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June 26, 2017

ALTERNATIVE AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP CAMP

Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) is conducting the 19th Alternative and Transformative Leadership Training (mentoring camp) from 26th June to 4th July 2017 at Foyer de Charite in Kampala. The residential camp brings together 45 young women from 29 […]
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 […]