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

BUILDING CAPACITY OF REFUGEE WELFARE COUNCIL MEMBERS ON PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN

During the training a number of challenges on ending violence against children were raised including, lack of clear referral pathways, shortage of referral forms, lack of awareness on the roles of community members and local leaders in the protection of children’s rights, and rampant cases of child neglect or abandonment among members of the community. For instance, one of the leaders of zone 6 cited cases in which 3 children were abandoned by their mother who returned to Sudan and left them homeless in Uganda. 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.