Uganda

Uganda: Smart Farming: Taking Action to Change Attitudes in smallholder farming households

Smart trainings made in Uganda: Taking action to change gender attitudes in smallholder farming households    Context and initiative Agriculture is a key engine in local and regional economic development in East Africa and a critical source of income for

Dinner and a TED Talk: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘We should all be feminists’

‘Dinner and a TED Talk’ at GIZ Uganda as part of Gender Week 2019            Link: Invitation TED Talk On Wednesday, 6th of March 2019, we will have a get together after work. The evening, that will kick off with

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Gender Awareness Workshop

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Workplace Talk: Best Practice Example for external Gender Mainstreaming

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Join-in Circuit on gender-relevant issues

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

Self-Defense Class

In the course of Gender Week 2018, GIZ Uganda’s Mainstreaming Task Team conducted a total of 4 activities. The start of Gender week was celebrated with a Join in Circuit (JIC). The JIC is a practical and interactive tool, developed

15 African Countries: Gender in agricultural value chain promotion

“The African farmer and her husband…” This proverb entails in essence the importance of women in the African agricultural sector: women form the backbone of African smallholder farming. However, significant gender inequalities can be found in people’s access to key

Uganda: Promoting Gender Equality for All through our Work with LGBT

Trans- and homophobia are entrenched in the Ugandan society and LBGT are discriminated in various fields of their daily lives. Morals and values play an important role in Uganda and are often put above the law. The marginalization of women

Uganda: Where there’s a will, there’s a way

Many of Uganda’s developmental issues can be traced back to underlying Gender inequalities. Over half of married women report to have experienced violence by their partner. Internationally Uganda has the highest percentage of women (40%) and men (36%) who agree

Community campaign meetings on promoting women land rights

In line with the International Women’s day theme, “Be bold for change”, GIZ Strengthening Human Rights in Uganda, GIZ Uganda Civil Peace Service in partnership with the Ateker Women Land Rights Partners is being bold by conducting 18 community campaign

Awareness Raising

To raise awareness among GIZ and partner organizations’ staff on issues of gender–based violence all GIZ offices in the country will hang up posters with the GIZ ‘Our voice against gender-based violence’ logo. Additionally, stickers will be given out, in

Uganda: Gender Equality in Uganda

By Victor Ndyabagye & Joseph Oketcho Omalla, GIZ Uganda “Wherever women are deprived of their rights and freedoms, wherever they are humiliated and abused, development is invariably limited,” Angela Merkel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at global leaders’ meeting on gender

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Uganda (Kampala) – Empowerment of Women and Girls is Progress for All: Three Decades of Gains for Ugandan Women and Girls

IMPRESSIONS OF THE EVENT: Ministry of Energy in Uganda Holds First Gender Day On Friday 6th March, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), supported by GIZ PREEEP held its very first Gender Day. The event aimed at not

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