Year: 2022

Indeed, Sign Language Unites Us

Celebrating Sign Language, celebrating Inclusion in communities for all is not just words but a challenging task for every organization joining all Deaf Persons globally. In the Ugandan Context, we celebrate Ugandan Sign Language as quoted in the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda Article 35 clause (c) promote the development of Sign Language for […]
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We Sign for Human Rights

We Sign for Human Rights” takes us back to the history of sign language, worldwide. Using sign Language basically has not been a smooth walk for the Deaf people, globally, as human rights is concerned. Sign Language also known as signed language is a language that is based on the use of hands, facial expression, […]
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Growing Through COVID-19!

Women with disabilities share their experiences of growth through COVID-19 and the effectiveness of the seed grant on their livelihoods. I am Ms. Zaitun Alice of Kochi sub county, Kochi parish now a widow during the covid-19 lockdown. I thank NUWODU for opening my mind. I started Kochi Women with Disabilities group in 2015 with […]
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Inspiring Model Groups

Juliet Alinda, a woman with a physical disability went back to her parish of Lujorongole and put to use the skills learned from an activity intended to strengthen the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) Articles 6 and 27. She started  a massive mobilisation drive to form […]
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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Minority Groups

Women and girls with disabilities in Kasese district experienced multiple challenges that did not only stem from COVID-19 imposed lockdown but also effects of the floods experienced in 2020. The Kasese Management Committee reported that over 5,525 people were affected by floods amidst the COVID-19 pandemic doubly affecting the residents of Kasese district. The double […]
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Building on Women’s Strengths During and Post COVID-19

Women led organizations like NUWODU exhibited commendable leadership during the outbreak of the pandemic and post COVID-19. With support from her partners like UNTRUSTFUND, BRAC Uganda and Aga Khan Foundation, NUWODU tried to mitigate the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on women and girls with disabilities in some of her districts of operations and those outside […]
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The Women’s Situation Room

NUWODU joined a steering committee of 7 Women’s Rights Organizations that composed the Women’s Situation Room (WSR) 2020/21 and promoted the full and active participation of women and youth with disabilities in peaceful electoral processes in Uganda. First implemented in the 2016 Presidential elections in Uganda, and with the guidance of United Nations Security Council […]
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Crème of Media from Teso Sub-Region Trained in Inclusive Reporting

The media is a powerful tool when it comes to changing attitudes, ending stigma, discrimination and exposing social problems. However, for persons with disabilities, the media is more of a sword than a tool that can drive social change and justice. It is biased, it is sensationalist, and negative in its language and reference to […]
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Run For The Education Of Women With Disabilities

The 4th annual Makerere University Business School alumni run returned bigger than ever after a year away due to the COVID-19 restrictions of 2021 that curtailed its occurrence. Intended to enable women with disabilities attain higher education at Makerere University Business school, the annual fundraising event drew representation from organisations of persons with disabilities like […]
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