Women continue to be under-represented in political leadership and related electoral processes such as voters, candidates, agents or electoral administrators.
ACFODE works to contribute to increased public awareness, consciousness, and support for women’s right to political participation and gender equality in Uganda.
Gender Based Violence (GBV) in all its forms remains a serious problem in Uganda. 56% of women of the age range 15-49 years have experienced physical violence at least once since age 15. The average Ugandan girl gets married at the age of 17 years.
ACFODE works to ensure that there is mainstreaming of the GBV policy strategies into development plans by the both the government and the different duty bearers.
ACFODE works to ensure that marginalized girls and women enjoy their fundamental human rights and contribute in local governance and democratic processes in their communities.
One of our key interventions is the provision of restorative support to survivors of violence against women (VAW/G) through improved socio economic wellbeing through increased incomes, access to education & health care.
We recognize that harmful socio-cultural practices is a violation of women’s and girls’ rights.
Our debt is to empower local communities to exercise and promote gender-responsive socio-cultural practices through enlightening relevant social actors, rights holders and duty bearers.
Long-lasting empowerment for women calls for a more thoughtful resolve to appreciate and support change among the men who are so integral to women’s lives.
ACFODE strives to foster interdependent and mutually supportive relations that uplift the lives of women and girls.
Every single mission has a commencement and a close. It is only a vital and prudent necessity that one seals off what was started. Some simply work and off they run, but at ACFODE will believe in the power of
Financial literacy refers to the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources. Raising interest in personal finance is a novel focus in the DecideNow mentoring program at ACFODE. During our
ACFODE with support from UN Women is implementing a project titled Enhancing Public Awareness and Support for Women’s Political Participation and Gender Equality. The project is to be implemented in Kamuli, Pallisa, Moroto, Gulu and Kampala districts. The pre-visit was
Still thinking of the old war rampaged villages with a stench of hatred and pain stinging up your nostrils, guess you’re wrong. If you visited Gulu today, you would sure confirm Ms Stella Apyeto’s remarks that Gulu is indeed a
“An active citizen is one who doesn’t shy away! We do not fold our arms and expect things to fall in place; our voices have to be heard”. These were the opening remarks from the Executive Director ACFODE, Ms Regina