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Because Young Girls and Women’s human rights are simply ignored and side-lined in Uganda, GWEFODE’s work is to stop the suffering and humiliation this brings, and instead ensure that women have the right to be who they are, have opinions and be able to pursue ideas and opportunities alongside men. To deliver a real difference for women, it’s vital to have a sharp understanding of the barriers to women being empowered and therefore, develop strategies on how to overcome them. GWEFODE also involves men in programs and activities because many men want a better life for women too, and see women as the key to sustainable development. Men help our projects, work and support GWEFODE financially.

Through our programs, GWEFODE works to address the Gender issues that are critical for the achievement of Gender equality and empowerment of Women and girls in areas of operation. These include