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 […]
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 […]

Upcoming Events

  • 10th November 2017Advocacy meeting with policy makers and technocrats

    FOWODE carried out a gender audit of the Ministerial Policy Statements (MFPs) of the Education and Health ministries and Budget Framework Papers (BFPs) of 10 districts for FY2017/18. The findings of this gender Audit have been packaged in policy briefs as well as detailed audit reports. We are gathering key stakeholders to share the findings & advocate for improved funding for key gender concerns.
  • 13th & 14th Nov 2017Toll-free Budget call center

    During this critical time when Local Governments are in the process of consultation for purpose of formulation of FY2018/19 budgets and plans, FOWODE seeks to gather citizens' views on what they think their local governments and the government in general should prioritize in the FY2018/19 budgets.