A MOVE TO FORMALISE STREET TRADE IN KAMPALA

#MakeHerVisible In an attempt to regulate street vendors in Kampala, Kampala Capital City Authority is in the process of instituting a Street Trade Ordinance, providing legislative framework within which street trade will be organized on the streets of Kampala. Within the ordinance, some of the provisions therein propose street vendors registering with KCCA in order […]

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2019 – #GirlsAreYouthToo

#GirlsAreYouthToo Today, we join the rest of the world to commemorate the International Youth Day. This year’s theme, “Transforming Education” seeks to contribute to achieving the 4th goal of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which is “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” At SIHA, we recognize that[…..]

WOMEN IN UGANDA’S INFORMAL ECONOMY ASSERT PROTECTION OF THEIR HUMAN RIGHTS

In the recent past, Kampala’s pedestrian walkways and streets in the central business district and surrounding areas have been cleared of women street vendors in a brutal, inhumane manner pointing to the lack of empathy, absence of human rights consideration and a lack of appreciation for economic diversity citing a need for organization and orderliness,[…..]

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[…..]