Forum for Women in Democracy

For General Operating Support

Overview
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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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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