Qualitative investigation & 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… Continue reading Qualitative investigation & policy advocacy 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… Continue reading Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

Sexual & gender-based violence in greater 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… Continue reading Sexual & gender-based violence in greater northern Uganda

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… Continue reading Fight against sexual and gender-based violence

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)… Continue reading Women’s Probono Initiative – Your rights, Your life

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