KAS Funded Project

Empowered To Act; Enhancing Women and Youth Effective Participation in Politics and Decision Making


Kyangwanzi,  Apac, Pallisa, Rukungiri, Kisoro, Kiboga, Kisoro, Kanungu, Lira, Tororo and Soroti.

The overall goal of the project is to contribute to: Women and youth effective participation in political decision-making and gender equality. Specifically the project aims at achieving four objectives.

  • Strengthened Synergy for women in politics.
  • Enhanced capacity of local women councillors to effectively spearhead gender equality and democratic governance.
  • Increased opportunities for engagement between youth and their elected representatives.
  • Documented women’s experiences in political decision making.

Target group

  • Women Councilors
  • Youths

To empower women and influence legislation and policy for gender equality in Uganda.

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