women rights

Oxfam in Uganda and the Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) have today hosted the Women Leaders’ Colloquium. The meeting has brought together female government technocrats, elected leaders, Women’s Rights Organisations, female professionals, artists, innovators, women entrepreneurs, female cultural and...
International Women’s Day is marked on 8 March. The day is celebrated across the world to recognise milestones made towards women empowerment and equality. While there is a lot to celebrate across the globe, this year’s commemoration also coincides with a major threat to the gains of women — the...
Before COVID-19, heavy and unequal care responsibilities were already trapping women in time and income poverty and locking them out of public and political life, with women providing 12.5 billion hours of unpaid care work per day—three times more than men. Now, it’s even more. WE-Care has...
Oxfam in Uganda convened women economic empowerment actors including Ministry of Gender, School of Women and Gender studies, the private sector, international NGOs, regional NGOs and national NGOs. The purpose of mapping of all WEE actors in Uganda is to enhance information sharing and learning.
Unjust Land systems and weak dispute resolution mechanisms are driving inequality in the country according to a new land report launched today by Oxfam. Titled Locked out, the land and inequality report explores the ways in which unjust land systems drive inequality making the poor poorer while the...
Zawadi Esther harvesting cassava on her farm in Tiapi village, Ayavu Parish. The mother of five children supports her family with farming.
Land is a very vital resource in production, to be able to grow more food in order to improve nutrition and raise incomes; women need equal access to land and production services. Whereas women carry out the bulk of agricultural production
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