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The national machinery for women in Uganda

by Hellen Wangusa

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Published by Third World Network-Africa in [Accra, Ghana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Uganda.,
  • Women in development -- Uganda.,
  • Women"s rights -- Uganda.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementHellen Wangusa.
    SeriesNational machinery series -- no. 6.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p.
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19467440M
    ISBN 109988602065
    OCLC/WorldCa48198088

    Women in low- and middle-income countries are, on average, 10% less likely to own a mobile phone than men, which translates into million fewer women owning mobile phones (GSMA, ) Even when women own mobile phones, there is a significant gender gap in usage, particularly for more transformational services, such as mobile internet. The National Association of Women’s Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) in Uganda was founded in the s as the National Council of Women (NCW) and the gender machinery then. It was mandated to coordinate and be a platform for promoting women in political leadership and to advocate for women’s issues and : Non Government Organization .

    All meals are prepared by women in Uganda; boys over age twelve are banned from the kitchen. Social Welfare and Change Programs In , the government launched a four-year Rehabilitation and Development Plan to restore the nation's productive capacity, especially in industry and agriculture, and rehabilitate the social and economic infrastructure. In Uganda, the kanzu is the national dress of men in the country. Women from central and eastern Uganda wear a dress with a sash tied around the waist and large exaggerated shoulders called a gomesi. Women from the west and north-west drape a long cloth around their waists and shoulders called suuka. Women from the south-west wear a long baggy.

    Background: Gulu Women Economic development and Globalization-GWED-G is a Women’s rights organization founded in with its head office in GULU, Northern Uganda. GWED-G in partnership with CARITAS Switzerland, AFARD and Advance Africa, secured a month DINU funding from OPM/EU for the implementation of Action for Livelihood Enhancement in Work Location: Northern Region.   National machineries for the advancement of women were initially conceived at the World Conference on the International Women's Year held in Mexico City in and since then have been considered systematically by world conferences on women in Copenhagen (), Nairobi (), and Beijing (), as well as the sessions of the Commission on Cited by:


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wangusa, Hellen. National machinery for women in Uganda. Accra North, Ghana: Third World Network-Africa, ©   National machineries for the advancement of women are an accepted feature of many United Nations (UN) member states, having progressively gained ground during the UN Decade for Women and in subsequent UN Conferences on women which called for their strengthening.

This chapter focuses on Uganda as a case study. The analysis takes account Author: Joy C. Kwesiga. This chapter considers the effectiveness of National women's machineries (NWMs), examining their record of promoting women's interests in five countries: Bangladesh, Chile, Jamaica, Morocco and Vietnam.

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In its thirteen thematic chapters, this book discusses the challenges and successes of the women's movement in Uganda. Most of the authors are Ugandan women scholars who draw on their own extensive research and on literature not available outside of the country to analyze the impact of the movement in various spheres.

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It has been constructed. Women’s experience of violence is shaped by cultural norms and the social, economic and political context in which they live. Factors such as women’s race, ethnicity, caste, class, migrant or. The United Nations Decade for Women () had also led to demands for the generation of data on the status of women, for policies to address women's needs in development, and also for setting up national machinery to promote women's integration into by: 3.

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