#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 […]

#HERVOICE – First women street vendors’ cooperative fully registered

As SIHA Network actively works to facilitate and enable women street vendors in Uganda to leverage the cooperative advantage for their economic empowerment, we would like to congratulate the first women street vendors’ cooperative formed, registered and legislated under the Ministry of Trade, Labor and Cooperatives.   Over the years, SIHA has developed deep and[…..]

A SHADOW ECONOMY: THE INVISIBLE LABORERS OF KAMPALA

The informal economy is a glaring indicator of the absence of its worth from the eyes of policy-makers. World over, women are over-represented in the informal economy, and in-so-doing has remained an urban phenomenon in both developed and developing economies. From New York in USA to Dhaka in Bangladesh to Harare in Zimbabwe, women carry[…..]