About UMWA Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA) exists to see that Ugandan women can make informed decisions by having access to the right information on rights, and to fight for the rights of women working in the media but also not excluding bad portrayal of women in the media. UMWA believes that access to information is key to solving critical problems women face socially, economically, and politically.
Our Vision ”A nation of women, children and men making informed decisions for gender equality and social justice”.
About MAMA FM MAMA FM (101.7) is a community radio station owned by Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA). Mama is the first women radio station in Africa and the third in the whole world. The women’s radio handles issues affecting the under privileged and minority.
The radio promotes interactive communication and development. Being a women’s radio, we are gender sensitive.By amplifying women’s concerns, this increases their participation in the local programs. The radio empowers society to appreciate the issues affecting the least heard.