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08:48
08:48

UWOPA Counts Gains, Losses on Women’s Issues 7

Kamugo says that only one out of the four donors of its 2016-2021 strategic plan is still funding the association, which money is earmarked for paying the five staff at the secretariat. Plan International, Democratic Governance Facility, European Union and UNDP are expected to support the implementation of the plan.
11:23
11:23

Speaker Kadaga Wants Womens Fund Ring Fenced uwopa 2

The Speaker of Parliaiment Rebecca Kadaga has Parlaiments committee on budget to ring fence all funding under the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program UWEP over diversion.
18:16
18:16

UWOPA Calls for Tough Action on Sexual Offenders sexual offences 1

Addressing journalist this morning, Monica Amoding, the UWOPA Chairperson condemned the conduct of the late Prof. Mukiibi and called for immediate investigations to document the cases of sexual abuse and provide for the widows and children he left behind.
17:12
17:12

MPs Threaten To Block Budget over LC Polls uwopa 5 1

The legislators told journalists at parliament today that they passed the Local Government Amendment Bill, 2014 approving lining up in the LC polls to enable government conduct the elections immediately at a low cost. The approach would reduce the cost of the polls from an initial 500 billion Shillings to at least 16 billion Shillings, according to the Electoral Commission.
17:37
17:37

UWOPA to Lumumba: Prioritize Women Issues women mps 1 2

Amongi, who applauded President Museveni for nominating two women to the NRM Central Executive Committee, said the cabinet vacancies left behind by Rose Namayanja, the former Information and National guidance minister and Lumumba should be filled by women.
15:37
15:37

Otafiire Clarifies Fate of Marriage and Divorce Bill uwopa 2

He said the hullabaloo and excitement about the bill from legislators, members of the Public and religious leaders implied that the law would not be implemented even if it sailed through parliament.
07:30
07:30

UWOPA Takes Female Athletes Sexual Abuse Case to Parliament 1

Now, Betty Amongi, the chairperson Uganda Women parliamentary Association says she plans to table the matter in parliament later today as a matter of national importance.
07:43
07:43

LRA War Affected Women Push For Gender Reparations Fund lra conflict 1 2

Women affected by the northern Uganda war have petitioned Parliament pushing for an urgent gender reparations fund to cater for their immediate needs. The women want Parliament to adopt a comprehensive reparations policy that will help them alleviate most of their problems related to the socio-economic status thus reducing their vulnerability.
16:22
16:22

UWOPA Threatens to Reject Taxes on Water and Kerosene water tax 4 1

Uganda Women Parliamentarians (UWOPA) have resolved to reject tax levies on both water and kerosene proposed in the 2013-2014 budget read by the Minister of Finance Maria Kiwanuka a few weeks back.
17:09
17:09

Domestic Violence Victims To Get Free Medical Attention uwopa 2

Victims of domestic violence will from now get free medical attention at both private and public health centres. Judith Nabakooba, the police spokesperson, says they have sent circulars to all government facilities indicating the new move.
16:10
16:10

Opposition Accuse NRM Of Hijacking UWOPA Elections parliament

The Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) is electing its leaders today with the opposition accusing the ruling NRM party of hijacking the process. UWOPA is an umbrella platform bringing together all women members of parliament.
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