Forum for Women in Democracy

For General Operating Support

Overview
As a long-standing member of Africa’s women’s rights movement, Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) fosters inclusive governance in Uganda that is women-centered, transformative, and accountable. Through a multipronged approach, FOWODE enhances the political leadership capacity of women legislators, bolsters women’s economic empowerment through gender-responsive budgeting processes, and advocates for sexual and reproductive health and rights. FOWODE works to deepen its participatory and sustained policy engagement and challenge harmful, gender-inequitable narratives that inhibit women’s reproductive, economic, and political rights in Uganda. (Strategy: International Reproductive Health)
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P.O. Box 7176, Plot 15 Vubya Close, Ntinda Road
Kampala, Uganda
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
As a long-standing member of Africa’s women’s rights movement, Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) fosters inclusive governance in Uganda that is women-centered, transformative, and accountable. Through a multipronged approach, FOWODE enhances the political leadership capacity of women legislators, bolsters women’s economic empowerment through gender-responsive budgeting processes, and advocates for sexual and reproductive health and rights. FOWODE works to deepen its participatory and sustained policy engagement and challenge harmful, gender-inequitable narratives that inhibit women’s reproductive, economic, and political rights in Uganda. (Strategy: International Reproductive Health)
for general operating support  
The Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) advocates for inclusive governance and budgeting that gives women voice, choice, and power in influencing decision-making and priority-setting processes in Uganda. FOWODE advances gender transformative approaches in civic engagement and challenges inequitable power structures that limit women’s rights and gender equity. Among its priorities is a plan for FOWODE to prioritize young women’s leadership development and women’s rights in local government planning and service delivery to strengthen accountability among duty bearers.

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