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Category: Women

  • Policy advocacy on sexual & gender-based violence

    Policy advocacy on sexual & gender-based violence

    Funding available, with overall supervision from our CPAR Uganda Board Chair, Prof. Dr. Christopher Garimoi Orach (PhD, MPH, MMed, DPH, MB ChB; Cert. in Refugee Studies, Cert. in Health Emergencies in Large Pops), our CPAR Uganda Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga (MScDevMgmt(Open); DipDevMgmt(Open); BA Communication Studies), a cultural anthropologist and communication expert, will take the […]

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  • Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

    Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

    Funding available, during a one-year period, CPAR Uganda will identify, train and mentor 14 young people (13 women and 1 man) to become innovators who are able to produce community theatre interventions (drama, poetic recitals, dance, storytelling, music, puppetry, fine art, etc.) and audio-visual content (radio, television, community film, social media and ICT generally) on […]

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  • Situation analysis – sexual & GBV in Northern Uganda

    Situation analysis – sexual & GBV in Northern Uganda

    “When her husband died, my great grandma was pushed off family land and she lost all her cattle when she refused to marry her brother-in-law. Her father welcomed her back to his home and gave her a small piece of land and one cow to start the process of raising her boys.” Testimony recently shared […]

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  • Fight against sexual and gender-based violence

    Fight against sexual and gender-based violence

    “When her husband died, my great grandma was pushed off family land and she lost all her cattle when she refused to marry her brother-in-law. Her father welcomed her back to his home and gave her a small piece of land and one cow to start the process of raising her boys.” Testimony recently shared […]

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  • Judy Adoko among powerful women behind CPAR Uganda

    Judy Adoko among powerful women behind CPAR Uganda

    This year, 2022, one of our founding members, Judy Adoko, was a “Notable Medalist”, on Heroes Day. A well deserved recognition for her huge contribution to Uganda as a civil society practitioner. “Judith, your work is very commendable particularly to our Lango people who still own land in the clan as customary land. I am […]

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  • Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life

    Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life

    Until my rights were violated and I needed them so bad, and even though I had heard about their great work and I had hosted their Executive Director on the Radio One Talk Show: “Spectrum Extra”, I had never really gone out of my way to familiarize with the work of Women’s Probono Initiative (WPI) […]

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  • Micro loans helping Margie’s vending business grow

    Micro loans helping Margie’s vending business grow

    “My name is Margie, from Kacilo Village, Sangai Parish, Ochelakur Sub-County. I tried to borrow from many people from whom I hoped to get money from but I failed. I also had a group where we save some little monies, but it was like every member from the group needed money, so the group committee […]

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  • Grassroots Project – women access to finance

    Grassroots Project – women access to finance

    500 WOMEN OF OCHELAKUR SUB-COUNTY ACCESS FINANCE project is the first in a series of projects under our RURAL DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION PROGRAMME that we officially launched this month. WE ARE TARGETING TO RAISE 10 M (TEN MILLION SHILLINGS) as seed money for establishing and growing a loan scheme fund through which 500 women will access […]

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  • How women reclaiming power

    How women reclaiming power

    “You Matter: how women reclaiming their power are changing the world,” is the title of the book that Dr. Rita Jo Laker-Ojok is among the contributing authors. Rita is among the founding members of CPAR Uganda Ltd and was our first Board Chair. According to Rita, the book, “You Matter …”, comprises personal stories of […]

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  • Training exercise – we cause own poverty in Lango

    Training exercise – we cause own poverty in Lango

    The majority of the population in Uganda live in the rural areas. The people in the rural areas in Lango are mostly considered to be poor. Growing up as a child in a rural area of Lango, I also considered people in my area as poor. This was mostly based on physical appearance – the […]

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