UWONET Set to disseminate key issues on women and gender empowerment

ABOVE HON MARY KAROORO OKURUT MINISTER FOR GENERAL DUTIES IN THE OFFICE OF PRIME MINISTER CHATS WITH THE STATE MINISTER FOR ENERGY AND MINERAL DEVELOPMENT HON SARAH OPENDI AT OPM RECENTLY, SUCH LEADERS ARE CRITICAL IN THE CHAMPIONING THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY.

UWONET Set to disseminate key issues on women and gender empowerment

By Kitts D.Mabonga

KAMPALA

The Uganda Women’s Network [UWONET] which is a key national women rights based organization in the country is set on Thursday  this week to hold a national information dissemination forum on key

International, regional and national development frameworks were stakeholders are expected to brain storm over the matter.

SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT HON.REBECCA KADAGA IS ONE OF THE WOMEN ADVOCATING FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AS A GENDER RIGHT. 

The executive director UWONET Rita Aciro Lakor told this website yesterday in Kampala that the forum is under the theme: ‘Progress and Critical Gaps in Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Uganda’.

She noted that the meeting is aimed at providing a momentous opportunity for key stakeholders to come together and take stock of progress made on key Legal and Development Frameworks, and analyze the challenges, gaps, and forward-looking strategies for the

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT; The parliamentary chairperson committee of HIV AIDS and sironko district woman MP Hon.Nambozo is flanked by the executive director Share an opportunity Ugnda [SAO] Florence Musuya while attending the a recent meeting at TASO Mulago. 

Advancement for the women empowerment and gender equality agenda in Uganda.

The Forum according to Aciro, shall comprise of four core sessions, covering topics ranging from the 25 years of the Beijing Platform for Action: A look at Progress made, Persisting Gaps and Strategies for accelerated Implementation;

The other key issues is to review  the Implementation of the Concluding Observations from CSW63, and the subsequent updates on CSW65 alongside a reflection on how gender has been integrated into NDPIII  and finally look at highlights of key issues in the 8th and 9th CEDAW alternative Report.

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