How Effective Is The CSW in Advancing Women And Girls?

From the 11-22 of March 2019, the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) recently convened in New York, United States for its annual session that focuses on the promotion and empowerment of women and girls. As the main priority for this year’s session, discussions centered on social protection systems, access to public services and […]

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Wear Your Big Girl Panties

By Felly Oyuga I am going through my Whatsapp and come across a post in one of our groups.  The post is about a woman who posted on Facebook that her husband watches porn with their six-year-old son. She then claims to cry about it daily. Everyone’s typical reaction is rage against the husband. Understandably. […]

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The Women of Wakanda

By the time you are reading this, you are probably thinking it is stale already … you are absolutely right, but read it anyways. I was obsessed … scratch that … I am completely obsessed with Black Panther. I knew so much about the movie before I finally saw it and when I did – […]

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Out of Tragedy, Let Us Groom The Men of Tomorrow

By Peter Kasaija The last few months in Uganda, have brought quite their fair share of news, gossip, events and all kinds of goings-on, some of which have gripped the nation for days and weeks on end, while others simply dissipated into the oblivion of history. From the never-ending corruption scandals which hug the headlines […]

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How To Climb A Mountain

By Amandla Karungi Carry water. There will be someone at the foot of the mountain to help you carry all your litres of water. You need them. Prepare your sugar. If you have kept away from sugar because you wanted to live a healthier lifestyle, you have the perfect excuse to bring out all the […]

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Book Review: Culture of Honor by Danny Silk

By Racheal Kiiza Book: Culture of Honor Subtitle: Sustaining A Supernatural Environment Author: Danny Silk Pages: 568 This book provides and calls for a culture of honor in the church, a culture that strips off the clothes of shame, fear and punishment culture in our churches today. The book opens with a thrilling but scary […]

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The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

By Ivy Salijeni As a young girl living with a single mother in urban Malawi, I learned to understand that going to school was a must, not a need. There was no one to encourage me, apart from my mother – who didn’t know much herself. Her main concern was that I didn’t end up […]

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Focus & Growth

By Racheal Kiiza This week marks the beginning of March, and with the new month comes the realization that we are well into 2017. There are a lot of months left in the year but it’s important to take stock of our progress towards the goals we set at the end of 2016.  No time like […]

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