A young man with albinism wearing a long grey shirt and a sash around his neck with the words Mr Ability Northern region 2022 and a young woman with hearing impairment in a grey and organge dress with a sash over her right shoulder saying Miss Ability Northern region 2022. They are both holding red roses

Regionals Kick-off for Mr. and Miss. Ability Uganda

Eastern region finds its representative contestant for Mr and Miss Ability Uganda in Mr. Ariko Hillary from Soroti and Miss. Namulondo Safiya from Mbale. Over the weekend, the search for Mr and Miss Ability Uganda 2022 commenced at Mbale city for the regional auditions. Hosted by Mbale Courts View hotel, the team attended a workshop […]
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Our Time is Now – Our Rights, Our Future!

2022 honours the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl (IDG). The past decade has indicated improved attention on issues that matter to girls amongst policymakers, governments and the public, and more prospects for girls to have their voices heard on the global stage. While investments in girls’ rights remain limited and girls […]
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Women with hearing impairment in maroon and white collared t-shirts and black skirts standing around a man holding up the yes thumb sign

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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A woman standing with her arms crossed and one hand on her shoulder. Behind her is cassava being dried on the floor and a grassthatched house in the distance

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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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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