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Gender Equality and Women Empowerment for Development

Gender Equality and Women Empowerment for Development

Gender Equality and Women Empowerment for Development (GWEFODE) is a community based, charitable and not for profit non-governmental Organization registered with the government of Uganda.The Organization was founded in 2007 by a group of young women to promote gender equality and empower women and girls to become active participants in the development of their communities.

The formation was also a result of increasing Sexual and Gender Based violence, ethnic conflicts, gender inequalities, discrimination and violation of the rights marginalized groups such as Women, Youth, Children, People Living with HIV/AIDS especially widows and orphans, People Living with Disabilities and ethnic minority groups in particular the indigenous Batwa / Pygmies women.

 

Date

23 January 2015

Categories

Non-Governmental Organization