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The Uganda Women’s Situation Room: Peaceful Elections are Possible

Uganda is set to hold presidential and general elections on February 18, 2016 and as part of efforts towards peaceful elections, the women of Uganda have established a Women’s Situation Room; an early response and conflict mitigation mechanism that directly engages women and youths to play active roles in preventing

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Women are Critical to Peace Keeping

Isis-WICCE Executive Director Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng was in Brazil (September) as a key note speaker during the annual conference for the Association of Peace Keeping Mission training organisations. She was invited to speak about the gendered nature of peace keeping missions. According to Ruth, women’s understanding of Peace is much

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Delayed progress on Women’s Participation

As the world marks 15 years of the UNSCR1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the UN United Nations Security Council held an Open Debate and a High-level Review Meeting to assess progress made at the global, regional and national levels and renew their commitments to the implementation of the resolution.

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Uganda Launches the First Women’s Parliament

Isis-WICCE was thrilled to see one of its recommendations from her research study entitled ‘Making a difference beyond numbers: Towards women’s substantive engagement in political leadership in Uganda coming to pass. The study called for the need to build synergy between women political leaders and the women’s movement. This was

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Unwomen

Delayed progress on Women’s Participation

As the world marks 15 years of the UNSCR1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the UN United Nations Security Council held an Open Debate and a High-level Review Meeting to assess progress made at the global, regional and national levels and renew their commitments to the implementation of the resolution.

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