"Boys to Men" is an intervention that seeks mindset change among the young men to eliminate discrimination against the feminine gender arising from distinctions regarding biology, psychology, or cultural norms prevalent in society.
Edrine Kusemerewa, who goes by the stage name of Edrine K is a song writer, singer and a Gender and Women’s rights activist. Born of Yeres Kyakimwa, a food vendor in Kisanga Market and Seith Kazige, a social worker, Edrine is the fifth born from a family of ten.
Esther Mwangi, the Principle Scientist of the Nairobi based CIFOR, says women in Rakia, Masaka and Mpigi districts are contributing greatly in tree planting and restoring the degraded environment resulting from illegal logging and farming.
UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says that women should not be confined to traditional feminine careers in low-paying or non-paying jobs but should be exposed to a broad range of careers at all levels in public and private sectors.
Mercy Munduru , a Senior Advocacy Officer FIDA Uganda says the international Womens day celebration should be used to rekindle the push for the marriage law, which has been pending for over fifty years.
Swedish Ambassador in Uganda in, Urban Anderson in statement to mark International Women\'s Day says progress for all can only be achieved if gender equality is at the centre of all development initiatives and secured at all levels in society.