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Thank You GlobalGiving

"Congratulations! Your organization has been selected to receive a $1,000 microgrant from GlobalGiving. This is an unrestricted donation to your organization, so please use it any way that will help your team and community weather the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic."Miranda, Paige and the GlobalGiving Team This came through today via email and we broke … Continue reading Thank You GlobalGiving

First Nations of Uganda

In the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 55 ‘African-Ugandan’ First Nations are recognized as “tribes” of Uganda, in alphabetical order as follows: A-B (1-30) Acholi, Alur, Baamba, Babukusu, Babwisi, Bafumbira, Baganda, Bagisu, Bagungu, Bagwe, Bagwere, Bahehe, Bahororo, Bakenyi, Bakiga, Bakonzo, Banyabindi, Banyankore, Banyara, Banyarwanda, Banyole, Banyoro, Baruli, Basamia, Basoga, Basongora, Batagwenda, Batoro, Batuku, and … Continue reading First Nations of Uganda

Gender-Based Violence Thrives on Myths

With examples from the media in Uganda, the analysis contained in "Gender Issues: Gender-Based Violence Thrives on Myths," gives a detailed description of gender-based violence in Uganda, in the domestic realm and in the public realm. It describes how gender-based violence is nurtured by myths; and how negative beliefs and practices have been normalized and … Continue reading Gender-Based Violence Thrives on Myths

Disruption of Pastoralists’ Lives

Iduwat Ochom, in reaction to the analysis contained in “Disruptive ‘Development’ on Pastoralists’ Lives,” as it was first published on the author’s “The Humanist View Blog”, commented: “On the notion of disruptive development, my conclusion, after working in Karamoja for close to two years, is that either people in or with power have stopped thinking … Continue reading Disruption of Pastoralists’ Lives