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“I am glad Mama Fm is empowering the community on different issues especially human rights” Anuka Kolehmainen chats with Kalpana Bhandari, an FK participant from Nepal. Anuka is a translator from Turku, south west of Helsinki the capital of Finland. S...

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In the past ten years, domestic violence was not reported in the main stream media. The vice is not considered news worthy and is still regarded as a family affair in the traditional setting. Margaret Ssentamu Masagazi, Executive Director Mama Fm said tha...

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We all desire to have internet access at our own comfort and time. Nanyunja Sarah Rebecca is a 22 year old graduate. Her dream is to have internet in her living room. Nanyunja envisages sitting on couch with her computer on table browsing the web. She use...

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“For women to access internet, they need to be in groups”. Sylivia Kirabira says at a follow up internet access training. Accessing internet in groups becomes affordable and cost effective for women. They will be able to realize the fullness of intern...

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As Uganda celebrates 8th International women’s day, girl child education remains an issue of debate among the Ugandans. Is it a blessing or a curse? Ms. Angella Atim is not married.  The 30 year old single lady and woman activist says, “I am seeing s...

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A network of all community media in Uganda was launched on 12th April at Uganda Media Women’s Association and Mama Fm Premises in Kisaasi. The Network includes community radio stations, Tel-centers, and Community Libraries.  “Community media in Ugand...

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About UMWA

UMWA is a voluntary, registered non-governmental umbrella organization and an association for female journalists and women involved in information management from both government and private organizations.
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