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Imara Women’s Centre, A Stride Into The Future Of Womens Organising.

By Joan Patience Atuhaire. During the launch of the Imara Women’s Centre, Ms. Winnie Byanyima said “We have arrived.” and at this moment, my heart was full. Indeed, there was no better time to launch this initiative than on the 7th March 2022. In the early 90’s, our sisters would have never imagined such an initiative, at the time, the ...
May 30, 2022
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We have a new FOWODE Brochure!

Dear Reader, Please allow us to introduce to you our company profile in a brand-new brochure! We are extremely proud to introduce to you our refreshed brochure, designed to give a concise but informative write-up about our organization’s profile, services, and motivation. Read about our programming, our model of work, and some of our initiatives.We have included details on how ...
May 25, 2022
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Welcome to our New Look!

Forum for Women in Democracy is thrilled to launch its revamped website at While the old website served us well since 2020, a revamp was long overdue. As a 27-year-old organization, we are reimagining the future. The new website is  more functional and relevant. It offers a fresh and modern design, and improved site navigation to help you find ...
May 19, 2022
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Women’s economic empowerment is not only the right thing to do but also the core to development – FOWODE

KAMPALA – Ms. Patricia Munabi, Forum for Women in Democracy – FOWODE Executive Director has said that women’s economic empowerment, including women’s ability to participate equally in existing markets; their access to and control over productive resources, access to decent work, control over their own time among others, is not only the right thing to do but is core to ...
March 31, 2022
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Activists say women economic empowerment key in accelerating Uganda’s development

Activists have noted that there is need to ensure total economic empowerment of women in the country as one of the ways to attain the desired development. Speaking during a dialogue on women in the economy held at Hotel Africana in Kampala under the theme; ‘Break the bias, make women count’, Patricia Munabi, the Executive Director for Forum for Women ...
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For Women’s Day, FOWODE broke ground for Imara Women’s Centre!

This year, FOWODE commemorated Women’s Day by breaking ground for Imara Women’s Centre. March 8th is marked off every year as International Women’s Day (IWD). The day offers an opportunity to celebrate acts and women of courage and determination that have contributed to communities, call for change, and reflect on progress made. This year, Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) ...
March 13, 2022
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27 years of FOWODE and The Journey Towards an Equal Future

  Imagine a centre for women by women! A space which tells stories of the African woman, equality, democracy and feminism. A place open to all those advancing women’s rights, including women movements and allies in the youth, labour and disability movements. On Wednesday 2 February 2022, one of FOWODE’s founding members and Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima was ...
February 27, 2022
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Introducing The Fowode Legacy Project

As part of our reflection and projection into the future, FOWODE would like to build an epic legacy initiative, a Leadership Centre. Here are more details about this Legacy Initiative. Background Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) is a national women’s rights organization established in 1994 with a vision of a just and fair society where women and men equally participate in and ...
December 21, 2021
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