Learning to Prioritise Health in National Level Financing by Reach a Hand in Uganda


The health budget financing dialogue organised by Action Group for Health, Human Rights and HIV/AIDS and partners under the Right Here Right Now platform, was a more than thrilling experience. When the day's first panel sat, all in presence in the Gardenia Hall of Imperial Royale Hotel were excited. Centre to it were Buyaga West Member of Parliament Barnabas Tinkasiimire and Amanda Banura, the country coordinator for International Youth Alliance for Family Planing. A discussion involving a member of parliament and a young person advocating for other young people, fruitful results could be expected.

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Action for Development: Why do we celebrate Women’s day?


 Every international women's day, this very question is asked. From children as young as 5 years to adults as old as they can be, the question goes, why put a special day for the women? In voluminous ways, the recognition of women is a puzzle to many. While in Africa, the day comes as a foreign pulse that addresses a couple of injustices done unto women, in the West, the women's day has several remarked acts to its existence. Some of these, in addition to the over the time shifting paradigms, embed the rationale for celebrating present day 8th March-Women's Day.

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Action for Development: Women as torture victims


Torture refers to action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do or say something. Torture relies primarily on psychological effects, and only secondarily on any physical harm inflicted on a woman. Although not all torture involves the use of physical violence, there is a continuum between psychological torture and physical torture. 

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Action for Development: Network Building


In quarter one 2018, ACFODE developed a chain of mutually beneficial relations through a cable of networks built during different meetings and workshops with her friends and partners. We share with you some of our key associations and engagements. We hope that through the established links, we can ascend for more support for women and girls rights. 

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Action for Development: FASI FAS! Make Way for Women’s Leadership!


It's finally here. ACFODE has a new baby. Starting October 2017, Action for Development -ACFODE, in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung KAS- Uganda and with the kind support of UN Women Uganda rolled out a project on women's leadership in Uganda. The project dubbed "Enhancing public awareness and support for women's political participation and gender equality in five districts of Uganda" seeks to change community perceptions on women's leadership as wellas build up support towards women's political participation and gender equality in Uganda. Part of the project's interventions is the massive use of media as a channel for advocacy. 

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In many place women are play the leadership role and its batter then the men because they are love your leadership. I am start wor... Read More
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