16 days of Activism 2018: Taking it Further – #HearMeToo

#HearMeToo This year, SIHA Network leveraged on the 16 days of activism as an opportune period to bring the #MeToo conversation to the light – attempting to understand how the gender power imbalance creates opportunities for men to prey on women and girls; promotes a society that ridicules the victims; allows the perpetrators to go […]

#16DAYSOFACTIVISM- Hala Alkarib

Introduce yourself (Name, organization, and how long you have been involved in activism) Hala Alkarib, an activist and feminist, civil society worker and research practitioner. I am a mother, daughter, sister, and friend. I was born and raised in Sudan and later lived in Canada, Egypt, and Kenya; currently, I’m living and working in Uganda. I have[…..]

#16DAYSOFACTIVISM: Lyn Ossome

1. Introduce yourself (Name, organization, and how long you have been involved in activism) My name is Lyn Ossome and I am a researcher and senior faculty at Makerere University, Kampala. My activist work around women’s rights spans nearly two decades and has taken the form of organizational work and teaching. Nothing I have written[…..]

#16DAYSOFACTIVISM – Peace T. Kyamureku

1. Introduction Peace T.Kyamureku is the Executive Director of Rural Women and Youth Fund Uganda (Ruth Fund); a women rights Not for Profit organization which started in February 2014. She has been involved in activism since 1994, when she started working with the National Association of Women Organisations In Uganda (NAWOU). She is passionate about[…..]