The government plans to disband the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program-UWEP, Operation Wealth Creation, Youth livelihood Fund, Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) and Luwero Rwenzori Development Program to create the parish model program.
The UN Fund for Population Activities Country Representative in Uganda Alain Sibenaler, says children, girls and women should be empowered to have a say on whether to have sex or not, otherwise, there is no empowerment.
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda is rallying Acholi chiefdom to mainstream its dynamic cultural values, norms and practices in promoting womens rights and empowerment. The foundation on Tuesday launched two bilingual handbooks containing the field findings to guide the chiefdom in promoting women empowerment and womens rights among communities.
Ritah Aciro, the Executive Director of Uganda Womens Network UWONET, which organized the meeting, cautioned women against fighting each other and instead use their positions to empower women in the grassroots.