FAWE Uganda joined 134 other walks in 60 countries world-wide on Saturday, 11th March 2017 as we marked the International Women’s Day. Like other walks in different countries, the Mentoring Walk was flagged off at 8:00am by the Katikkiro of Buganda Kingdom, Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga. It brought together students from various girls’ schools, female managers from Corporate Companies, powerful Women from public and private institutions, Non-Government Organizations, Women Groups & organizations plus Women Entrepreneurs totaling to 3000 people. The walk begun from Centenary Park at 8:00am, went through Yusuf Lule Road to Kitante Primary School where other activities took place until 1pm.
“Enabling positive change for girls’ Education” is the noble duty of Forum For African Women Educationalists Uganda (FAWEU), as enshrined in our vision of 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 and our mission to promote gender equity and equality in education in Uganda, by influencing policies and nurturing positive practices and attitudes towards girls’ education.
The year 2017 brings FAWEU to twenty (20) years of stretching out hands of succor and guidance to the needy girl-child in Uganda. Over the years, since ...Read More
Access to education is one of the fundamental rights of every child which should be delivered in a conducive and safe learning environment. Children need to access quality education and complete the education cycle in an environment free from violence.
In view of this, FAWEU organized a four day workshop in Fort Portal on child protection for 60 teachers and 60 non-teaching staff from Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts....Read More
FAWEU in partnership with Dubai Cares is implementing a three year (2017-2019) project “Promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) amongst girls in Uganda.
The STEM project will focus on the main four regions of Uganda namely; Central, Western, Northern and Eastern and aims at improving teaching and learning practices by advancing pedagogical methodologies utilized in Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Technology learning; and promote educational excellence in STEM amongst girls in Uganda’s secondary schools.
The project will address the gender disparities and barriers girls face in studying STEM, addressing the issue of girls’ increased and improved enrolment, completion rates, especially in sciences and in so doing respond to the post Millennium Development Goals (MDG) agenda issue of positioning STEM as a pathway to socio-economic development.
Apart from that STEM will increase Government support to replicating positive project practices in more schools and universities for improved teaching and learning of STEM...Read More
Organizational development is a change process that retrains and brings about new external and internal changes on how an organization operates.
The changes which are occurring in an organization i.e. strategic, tactical, leadership and technological changes have impact and effects on people’s processes and performance.
In order to minimize the impact and effects of unintended negative outcomes, FAWE Regional Secretariat team conducted an Organizational Development ... Read More
Women's week is a biennial event whose purpose is to provide a platform to reflect and revive the women's movement in Uganda. The event brings together women and men from different walks of life from across Uganda to network, share knowledge and experiences and holistically address multi- dimensional factors that continue to impede women's empowerment and gender transformation.
This year, FAWEU participated in 3rd National women's week organized by Uganda Women's Network (UWONET) under the theme...