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Transforming Community Through Digital Advocacy

Winnie Mudondo leads a group of young women in Kibuku district to fight against stereotypes. She was inspired to start this group to address the gender norms in her society. Winnie’s initiative has


Last year in 2023, I experienced food crisis at my household level due to reduction in food ratios distributed by World food Programme, and this worsened the situation at home because we didn’t have

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Anna Atai's Story: How Anna Became Independent

Prior to the Covid 19 outbreak Anna Atai, a 30-year-old mother, was living in extreme poverty making it hard for her to access basic needs. Her life changed when she received help from ActionAid

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How Joyce's Visit to ActionAid’s GBV Shelter Saved Her from Losing her Land

"When Joyce came to the shelter, we called her in-laws and organized mediation meetings. The first mediation meeting did not yield results, but eventually, Akol's relatives agreed to return her

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How Rose Reclaimed Her Land Rights

Rose lost her property and land compensation because her relatives thought she didn't deserve the right to the land because she is a woman. Through mediation organized by ActionAid, the district


ActionAid Reaches out to Student Leaders

ActionAid International Uganda (Global Platform) attended the student leaders open day held on 17th March 2023 at Makerere University on the theme: Unleashing potentials of student leaders in Uganda

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A bright light at the end of the tunnel for women like Sarapiya.

Women form approximately 1/2 of the world's population, perform 2/3 of the world's working hours, and generate 1/2of the world's agricultural production! In Africa, women do85% of the agricultural

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Overcoming extortion from a corrupt traditional justice system.

There is an existing and unspoken conflict between statutory and customary law when it comes to land in Uganda. Statutory law provides greater protection for women, allowing for female inheritance and

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Survival after trauma: Lillian's story of healing and living.

On the evening of 8th March 2021, my sister and I had just returned from school when she proposed that we break curfew to go dancing later that night at an on going function in the neighborhood. It

From vulnerability to adaptation:

Ocila Goda is a 70-year-old woman living in Apeleun Village in Katakwi District. She was widowed in 2003and left with the burden of taking care of 11dependents, some of whom were her grandchildren