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Maternal and Reproductive Health Rights

According to the 2011 Uganda Demographic Health Survey, Uganda’s maternal mortality rate was found to be 438 per 100,000 live births. Sub-Saharan Africa is still the most risky region in the world for a woman to give birth. Uganda accounts for 2% of annual maternal deaths globally. This translates ...
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The Male Engage Initiative

Men are often untapped yet a critical resource in diversity and inclusion efforts aimed at eliminating gender inequality. The Male Engage Initiative is a central strategy and a tested model by a global network of Civil Society Organizations working to involve men in advancing gender equality around ...
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Promoting Girl Child Education

17 year old Agnes Mbambu is a senior four student of Saddex High School located in Muliba sub-county, Kasese district. Her parents wanted her to marry early so as to educate her brother. Agnes has become an ambassador for girl child education in her school and community. According to her teache ...
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Media in Karamoja

The Unwanted Witness (UW) is one of the projects funded by IDF and is using the media through the community radio among other communication channels to amplify voices of the poor and vulnerable groups to demand for fairness in land acquisition and ownership in Uganda. A community radio reporter Edwa ...
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Unclogging the “pipe” to Prisons

Tens of thousands of inmates in Uganda spend their nights standing in jail cells. There is simply not enough space for them to lie down. The situation is dire, so much so that Uganda is ninth among the top 10 countries with most overcrowded prisons in the world, according to a report by the Inter ...
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