• Our Vision
    "A nation of women, children and men making informed decisions for gender equality and social justice”.
  • Our Mission
    “To enhance the status and visibility of women and other marginalized groups through advocacy, awareness rising, networking capacity strengthening, to realize gender equality”

Strategic Objectives 2015- 2018

  • During these coming three years, the organisation will create awareness among women and the media about their rights; and
    • Advocacy of gender responsive, policies and legislation for improved livelihoods
    • Provide information geared towards gender equality and development.

Objectives

  • Provide development information to women and other groups for effective decision making
  • Advocate for gender responsive policies and legislation for improved livelihoods
  • Provide information geared towards gender equality and development.
  • Lobby and advocate for policies conducive to freedom of expression and right to information.
  • Strengthen UMWA’s independence and self sustainability.

Target Group

  • UMWA’s primary target groups are women and groups of people experiencing disadvantaged situations working in all districts of Uganda
  • Women in leadership positions especially at district and local government levels
  • And for strategic reasons, UMWA targets media women and those in information generation, management and dissemination because they are among the main channels through which UMWA seeks to reach its key beneficiaries.

OUR PROGRAMS

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