Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET)

 

Country

Uganda

Organization

Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET)

WORUDET was formed by a group of women activists in 2003 to help women in northern Uganda recover from the conflict. Today it works to create a community that is inclusive for women, men and children by addressing social injustices such as gender-based violence, negative cultural and discriminatory practices and by promoting socio-economic opportunities.

Project

Promoting Gender Equity

Purpose: 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.

Project Grant Amount $45,000
Total Grants Received $120,650
Years Supported 4
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Men, Adolescent girls, Youth, Women, Farmers and fisherfolk, Refugees and IDPs