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

NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON GIRLS' EDUCATION IN UGANDA

The symposium was organized by the Ministry of Education and Sports in partnership with other Government Agencies and Education Development Partners including; Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development; UNICEF, Irish Aid, DFID and Civil Society Organizations including; FENU, Plan International, World Vision and FAWE Uganda was held under the theme Reflecting on the Gains on Girls’ Education in Uganda and Setting the Agenda for addressing the existing gaps and challenges.” 

The event was preceded by a number of activities such as; mapping of on-going programmes on girls’ education in Uganda, review implementation of the National Strategy for Girls’ Education 2014-2019, Read More

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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.