Forum for African Women Educationalists - Uganda Chapter

"21 Years of Enhancing Girls' and Women's Education for Development" FAWE Uganda 1997-2018

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OUR VISION:

A country in which all girls and women have access to equitable quality education that enables them to effectively participate in development at all levels.

OUR MISSION:

To promote gender equity and equality in Education in Uganda by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girls’ education. 

CORE VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Results Oriented
  • Continuous lifelong Learning

Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Contribute to the realization of women and girls’ rights in Uganda, particularly increasing access, retention and performance in school, improving sexual and reproductive health, and reducing Gender Based Violence among adolescent girls. It’s implemented in partnership with Plan international and Uganda Women Parliamentarians Association (UWOPA).

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The Girl Rights Club Members under the CEDAW Project handing over a petition on ending all forms of Sexual Violence against children, girls and women to the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni and the Speaker of Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga. Looking on is Hon. Nakiwala Kiyingi, the Minister of State for Children and Youth Affairs.

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Areas of Focus

- Tertiary and Higher Education Scholarships

- Secondary Education Scholarships

- Child Protection

- Science and Innovation

- Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

- Combating Gender Based Violence

- Skills Development and Livelihoods

- Economic Empowerment for Vulnerable Groups

- Research and Advocacy

- Service delivery for teenage and child mothers

- Mentorship and Gender Responsive Pedagogy

- Capacity Building for cross section of stakeholders and strengthening Structures

Strategic Objectives

- Improving the level of gender responsiveness in Education Sector policies for girls and women

- Enhancing adoption and integration of positive gender pedagogy practices at school level

- Increasing access, retention and completion rates for girls in school and all levels of education

- Strengthening institutional capacity for efficient and effective service delivery.