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  1. UGANDA: Girl Up Initiative Uganda Aims to Empower Young Women, Improve Health

    The idea of Girl Up Initiative Uganda came to founders Kim Wolf and friend Monica Nyiraguhabwa last year as they walk

    Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 174
  2. UGANDA: Looking for Justice in Northern Uganda

    As I walked into the middle of the circle to introduce myself, the women started cheering loudly; I had arrived at th

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 882
  3. UGANDA: 600 Girls Victims of Human Trafficking in Malaysia

    At least 600 Ugandan girls have been forced into Malaysia's sex trade in what has become a human trafficking epidemic

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 821
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  5. INTERNATIONAL: Can we End Rape as Tool of War?

    We first thought about starting this piece with the story of Saleha Begum, a survivor of Bangladesh's 1971 war in whi

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 786
  6. UGANDA: UDPF in AIDS Fight

    Sergeant Eunice Kisembo discovered she was HIV positive in 2001 after her release from Luzira Prison.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 646
  7. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
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  9. UGANDA: What Nation Needs Now is Constructive Dialogue

    The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Uganda expresses its concern about the

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 602
  10. UGANDA: Ugandan Women Don't Want Their Breasts Checked by Police

    Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.

    Thursday, December 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 898
  11. UGANDA: Women Denied Property Inheritance

    OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat

    Tuesday, December 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 824
  12. UGANDA: The Link Between Poverty and Disability in Uganda

    Uganda"affirmed "chronic poverty and disability in Uganda are inextricably linked.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 743
  13. UGANDA: Edna's Story, Living with Disabilities in Uganda

    Edna seemed shy, rounding her shoulders protectively over her baby.

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 677
  14. UGANDA: Should Abortion be a Woman's Right?

    THE high number of maternal deaths is disturbing enough, but denying women reproductive health services worries them

    Monday, November 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 702
  15. UGANDA: ICT Boom for Economy, A Bust for Some Women

    KAMPALA, Nov 25, 2010 (IPS) - The rapid growth of the ICT market in Uganda has been greeted with optimism over its po

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 699
  16. UGANDA: Women Making Big Strides in Business

    Along the dusty Masajja Road is Rukia Nakimuli's makeshift kiosk.

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 701
  17. UGANDA: CEDAW: Uganda Denies Human Rights Violations Faced by LGBT and Disabled Women

    Uganda appeared before the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (the Committee) on 13 October

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 013
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  19. UGANDA: Local Women Showcase Business Acumen

    Kampala — More Ugandan women have come up top take the lead in various fields among others entrepreneurship.

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 623
  20. UGANDA: Not Just a Bride

    Taking paid employment on top of domestic work and farming isn't easy for many Ugandan females, but times are changin

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 621
  21. UGANDA: Uganda Government Told to Review Resettlement Process

    Uganda's Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga has called for a review of the resettlement process in north

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 558
  22. UGANDA: What Women Want to Be Addressed by Year 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 492
  23. UGANDA: What Women Want to be Addressed by 2016

    The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 567
  24. UGANDA: Women in Uganda Still Vulnerable, First Lady says

    THE First Lady and Karamoja affairs state minister, Janet Museveni, has said although Ugandan women are proud of what

    Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 509
  25. UGANDA: Women's Land Rights – The Gap Between Policy and Practice

    28 October 2010 - The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), a Geneva-based international housing rights wat

    Thursday, October 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 583
  26. The Impact of National Land Policy and Land Reform on Women in Uganda

    In 2009, the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), in collaboration with the Uganda Land Alliance (ULA), co

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 052
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  28. UGANDA: Women Get Free Antenatal Health Care

    The Ministry of Health in conjunction with private bodies like Marie Stopes International has invested $6 million for

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 399
  29. UGANDA: Food Security Response to HIV and Gender-base Violence in Northern Uganda

    The fertile northern region of Uganda was known for many years as one of the granaries of the country, consistently p

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 298
  30. UGANDA: Museveni Launches Women Land Movement

    October 5, 2010 will forever be engrained in the minds of the 400 plus women who attended the National Women's Land C

    Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 346
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  32. UGANDA: Woman Hopes Plight as Orphan in Uganda can Help Bring Peace

    All Scovia Angiro, 22, had ever known was a cramped hut she was forced to live in with her widowed mom and seven sibl

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 360
  33. UGANDA: Uganda: For Women in Arua, 'Kwete' Makes the Difference

    Kampala — Arua rural women largely have minimal control over land and financial independence over the fruit of

    Monday, October 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 361
  34. AFRICA/UGANDA: Customary Law Bars Women's Access to Land

    NAIROBI and KAMPALA, Sep 30 (IPS) - Regina Namukasa has been twice dispossessed – first when her husband died a

    Thursday, September 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 355
  35. UGANDA: Better Stoves Curb Risks for Rural Women

    MOROTO — Two surveys of WFP beneficiaries paint a shocking picture of the hardship and sexual violence faced by

    Monday, September 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 194
  36. UGANDA: Women with Disabilities Cry out for Justice

    Erica, a deaf woman who fled her rural village to Lira town, could not communicate with her nurses effectively while

    Sunday, September 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 164
  37. UGANDA: Fewer Mothers Dying in Uganda – WHO Report

    WHILE maternal health in Uganda has improved over the last 20 years with fewer mothers dying from pregnancy-related c

    Friday, September 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 133
  38. UGANDA: NGO to Train Women Candidates

    Women Democracy Group, an NGO, has launched a campaign to train 3,000 women who are to contest for various seats in t

    Thursday, September 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 026
  39. UGANDA: Report Criticizes Endless Suffering of PWD in North

    The global rights body, Human Rights Watch (HRW) together with local rights activists have expressed grave concern ov

    Thursday, September 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 047
  40. UGANDA: Women Develop 2011 Manifesto

    Women activists have developed a manifesto through which they will inform political parties and stakeholders about ge

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 999
  41. Changing Fortunes: Women's Economic Opportunities in Post-War Northern Uganda

    The five years of relative peace in Northern Uganda has enabled the majority of former Internally Displaced Persons t

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 912
  42. UGANDA: Fighting for Her Land

    LUWERO DISTRICT, Uganda – Soon after her husband died, Olivia Nakazi's troubles began anew.

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 033
  43. UGANDA: People with Disabilities Deserve to Be Seen and Heard

    Disabled people – especially women – are often the last to be considered in the aftermath of wars and nat

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 959
  44. UGANDA: For Women with Disabilities, Barriers and Abuse

    Women with disabilities in northern Uganda experience ongoing discrimination and sexual and gender-based violence, Hu

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 943
  45. 'As If We Weren't Human' - Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda

    After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displac

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 783
  46. UGANDA: Women, Power and Politics

    THE topic, "Women, power and politics" has several dimensions.

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 984
  47. UGANDA: Women in Campaign against School Dropouts

    Happy Kibira Foundation's (HFK) efforts to train parents in income generating activities are paying off following the

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 911
  48. UGANDA: President Mutharika to Attend 15th AU Summit in Uganda

    Malawi President and African Union (AU) Chairperson, Ngwazi Professor Bingu wa Mutharika this Friday leaves for Kampa

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 618
  49. UGANDA: Uganda Yet to Ratify Women's Automatic Right to Abortion

    Uganda has not ratified the Maputo Protocol which calls for the promotion of African women's rights over abortion.

    Wednesday, July 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 621
  50. INTERNATIONAL: Women Push for Gender Justice

    Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 534

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