Year: 2022

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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Lifting The Status Of Women With Disabilities

I am Ms. Alinda Juliet 49 with physical disability, married and a mother of 7 children in Omoro district, Lakwana Sub County, Lujorongole Parish, Lagwedola village. NUWODU has really uplifted our status as WWDs. One day, NUWODU invited community leaders and women with disabilities for sensitization at the sub county. My friend told me about […]
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Benefitting from A Government Program

I am Ms. Namukaya Florence, of Buchamata village,Kalyowa parish, Irongo sub county Luuka district aged 42, with physical disability, married with 9 children.  When I married, my in-laws did not like me saying their son had married a girl with leprosy. My husband left the village, we were extremely poor, and we used to work […]
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A Woman with A Disability Attains Spousal Support!

I am Ms. Kagoya Faridah aged 30 of Buchamata village, Kalyowa parish, Irongo sub county Luuka district.  I am physically disabled and married to Mr. Yosiya Balietega, a person without a disability with whom I have 8 children. I was born normal but at 13, my sister and I feel sick for three years, both […]
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Hope for A Woman with A Disability

My name is Kijang Debla, a 51-year-old mother of one child from Abarilela sub county in Amuria district. As a woman with a disability, I have been staying in isolation and never had the chance to meet many people.  Getting basic needs was a big problem. I could sleep hungry, and sometimes people helped me […]
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