GALS

“I am grateful to my wife, Colline, who introduced the GALS methodology to me. Initially, I thought that my wife was solely responsible for the work within the household. The GALS methodology has enabled me to understand and acknowledge the importance of participating in care and domestic work as...
“Our group was formed as a small women cash for work group. Later, we received training from different organizations and the Local Government on group formation and dynamics, leadership and group management, and on International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR). Oxfam trained our group...
COVID-19 impacted gendered roles and responsibilities of households and community members as women continue to shoulder the burden of care and undertake a greater proportion of household labour. A new Oxfam report, The Ignored Pandemic, shows an increase in gender-based violence (GBV) during the...
In our monthly roundup, we bring you updates of the Writing Training and Digital Influencing workshop that Oxfam in Uganda staff participated in, and the Empower@Scale and Youth Empowerment and Engagement Project review meetings. You will also find the success stories of Jonas and his experience...
Gender norms and stereotypes constrain the opportunities for both women and men. According to World Bank gender overview, gender inequality has put females at a disadvantage with women facing legal and social barriers that prevent them from owning or inheriting assets, and accessing credit. In most...
PELUM Uganda has enjoyed great collaboration with Oxfam since 2006. Our journey together has been very rewarding. In the earlier years, we greatly profited from institutional strengthening of PELUM Uganda, her members and the farmers on Farmer Led Documentation and Knowledge sharing. Later on, we...
Ezale Swaib from Yumbe district despite being blind was able together with his wife to develop their family vision using the GALS methodology. He says it hangs in their house and although he cannot see it, he can explain it so well and they are working on seeing their vision a reality.
Gender norms and stereotypes constrain the opportunities for both women and men. According to World Bank gender overview (2016)1, gender inequality has put females at a disadvantage with women facing legal and social barriers that prevent them from owning or inheriting assets, and accessing credit...
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