On January 31, 2019, 25 womxn gathered together in the expansive green gardens of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftungs Uganda office (thanks, FES!) to chat about intimate partner violence. This was the first, of many to follow, ‘intimate gatherings’ of womxn that Lakwena intends …
what we’re excited about this week!
DR. STELLA NYANZI is FINALLY free and out of jail after winning her appeal to the High Court. Stella remained defiant and fearless throughout her trial and imprisonment, even writing a poetry collection (pictured above) while incarcerated. Get yourself a copy on amazon or locally.
what we’re angry about this week!
RITA NABUKENYA, commonly known as ‘Priya’ by her friends and colleagues, was on Monday, reportedly knocked off a boda boda and killed by a police patrol vehicle. Ritah was a People Power Movement activist. The police have denied these allegations, but are yet to release the CCTV footage which would show what really happened. May she receive justice and Rest In POWER.
our #wcw this week!
Ms ANNE JUUKO has been appointed as the new CEO of Stanbic Bank Uganda, assuming her role on March 1, 2020.
IRENE KAGGWA SEWANKAMBO was appointed Acting Executive Director of UCC.
Many congratulations to both womxn. Well deserved!!