gender equality 16 Days

  • GBV and Women with Disabilities

    Persons with disabilities worldwide make up around 14% of the population according to the 2012 World Health Organization (WHO) report. Higher rates (18%) are reported for lower income countries and lower rates (around 11%) for higher income countries. Women tend to represent higher proportions mainly due to their longevity...
  • Uganda’s Move Towards Women Inclusion

    In the past, Uganda’s cultural system was deeply entrenched in patriarchy; a societal system in which men hold exclusive power. However with the coming of the National Resistance Movement government, in 1986, Uganda has made tremendous steps in the inclusion of women as partakers in the country’s development and decision-making...