Projects in Uganda
National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE)
Amplifying the Voices of Rural Women in the Oil Debates
To enhance the participation of women in decision-making about oil extraction in the Albertine region by documenting the voices of women speaking out about the impact of oil on their livelihoods, training community groups on oil advocacy and gender equality, facilitating dialogues between women and local leaders; and investing in community education and capacity building in order to build a strong natural resource rights movement in the country.
Pader Concerned Youth Association (PCYA)
HIV Awareness and Food Security
To reduce youth vulnerability to HIV and AIDS through community education; to improve food security in youth-headed households through the provision of seeds and agricultural training; and to strengthen organizational sustainability through income-generating activity.
Support Initiative for People with Congenital Disorders (SIPD)
Public Education and Advocacy
To advance the rights of children and people with intersex conditions and decrease discrimination through public education and referrals to health care providers.
Uganda Community Development Trust (UCODET)
Child Protection and Rights
To reduce cases of child rights violations in Mbale by educating communities about child protection and by establishing child rights committees, promoting safe circumcision and protecting girls who are atrisk of early marriages.
Watwero Rights Focus Initiative (WRFI)
HIV/AIDS, Human Rights and Gender-Based Violence
To address HIV/AIDS in Kitgum district through awareness raising, voluntary counseling and testing, and support to people living with HIV/AIDS; and to provide community education on human rights and sexual and gender-based violence.
Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET)
Promoting Gender Equity
To prevent and reduce sexual and gender-based violence in post-conflict northern Uganda by educating local leaders, men and couples; training women in advocacy skills; and empowering survivors of sexual and gender-based violence through counseling and economic support.
Women's Organization Network for Human Rights Advocacy (WONETHA)
Building Capacity for Sex Workers' Rights
To promote the human rights and empowerment of sex workers through trainings in functional adult literacy and security management and human rights workshops for sex workers and police.