Gender Policies

Women and girls empowerment-Projcet- WOGE (2012-2015): Final report

The goal of the WOGE project was to contribute to poverty reduction by strengthening women’s and girls voices for economic self reliance in the East Africa region particularly in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethopia. The project had these four outcomes: Women and girls develop the knowledge and skills to ably influence decisions on their economic […]

Policy handbook: General policies and procedures manual

To contribute to ending poverty and injustices in the world through building capacity of the local young men and women to effectively conduct policy research, analyses and advocacy; provide and sustain credible policy ideas; and establish strategic partnerships with civil societies and government to meaningfully strengthen adherence to fundamental human rights, deepen local democracy and […]

September 2, 2016 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: Gender & Governance | Gender Policies

The church of the province of Uganda: Peace and social justice policy

Peace and social justice are at the heart of the Gospel of the good news of Jesus Christ and as such, the Church of Uganda is fully committed to the principles that promotes fair treatment and social justice to its staff and congregation. We in the church of Uganda believe that fair treatment and Social […]

Declaration Treaty and protocol of Southern African development community

The adoption of the Declaration and Treaty of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at the summit which took place in August 1992 in Windhoek, Namibia, potentially marked a major step forward for Southern Africa. The treaty represents the culmination of processes that have been underway in the region for some time.

Agreement amending the treaty of the Southern African development community

SADC has over the years experienced an increase in its membership, areas of cooperation and in the size of tis SADC programme of action.  Recognizing that the growth referred to in the preceding preambular paragraph has brought with it new challenges to the integration process, given the different levels of development among the member states; […]

Uganda women’s network UWONET- Gender policy

The empowerment of women has always been used as a primary indicator of the success of all of UWONET’s interventions. UWONET continues to be guided by mandates already clearly stated in a number of policy documents. The purpose of UWONET’s Gender policy is to compile these decisions and steering documents into a coherent of guideline […]

August 31, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Policies

Youth Policy analysis Uganda, 2012

This documentation presents the findings of policy analysis undertaken in connection with the ‘Nurturing the young trees to make a thick’ project. This pilot project aims to promise peace, reintegration and the protection of children and youth affected by the prolonged conflict.

Gender equality_ Times of Zambia_ August 2016

Name of the story: Gender equality Name of the station: Times of Zambia Country: Zambia   Please share a short story that may be inspirational; emotional or significant in other ways that demonstrates the essence of your/the leaders work. In what way do you/or does the leader qualify to be a Driver of Change? Please […]

A gender-analysis of the equal opportunities commission Act 2007 and the equal opportunities policy 2006

Gender sensitive policy that was passed with the goal of redressing socio-economic imbalances that marginalize minority groups on the basis of gender, age, disability or any other reason. However , despite the passing of this important legislation and the establishment of the Equal Opportunities Commission in 2010, women continue to remain in the lower  ranks […]

The National Guidelines for the Multidisciplinary Management of Surviors of Gender Based Violence in Zambia

The first edition of the National Guidelines for the Multidisciplinary management of Survivors of Gender Based Violence in Zambia. The document is as a result of several years of work by various stakeholders with the coordination of the Gender in Development Division and with the key implementing institutions include Ministry of health through the University teaching Hospital and the Directorate of Public Health and Research, through the Zambia Police Victim support Unit (VSU) and Ministry of Community Development and Social services through Department.