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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

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We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

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Let's get back to the drawing table.

Uganda has recently been faced with heightened emotions over rape cases reported in the media. They are not new cases, and they should not continue to horrify us. … Read More»

Teenage Pregnancy: An old problem in a new world.

My uncle Ruhindi came home to visit once when I was a child. I remember the visit clearly because the usually jovial man was very distraught. … Read More»

Ruth Bahika: Providing a new home for girls

US-born Ugandan Ruth Bahika packed over 20 years of life in the USA in boxes and moved back home to Kabale, Uganda permanently. Her goal was to provide 'a new home for girls'. … Read More»

Ethics Question

One of my very first interviews, ever, was a man that was living with HIV/AIDS. He had devoted his life to speaking out about the virus, using his personal experience. … Read More»

Update on my Women's Adult Literacy sessions

I have not written here for a while. The last time I wrote, I mentioned my new adult literacy class in Bwaise, a slum in Uganda’s capital Kampala. … Read More»

Emotional costs and Spirit: How I almost did not write this week's assignment

I went to assist my Adult Literacy class today. I got a new student. … Read More»

I am hugs. I am tears. I am life that affects. I am woman.

While visiting a hospital, I met a girl who had been assaulted by her step-mother. … Read More»

Nanyonga Rehema: Celebrating and uplifting Girl In Real Life

Nanyonga Rehema is an extraordinary petite girl of just 20 years. She usually wears tank tops with ankle-high hip hop colourful shoes and carries a small black satchel. She is known as Remy. … Read More»

Adult Literacy classes for Women in a slum community

This past Thursday, I met with a group of young boys. I call them boys because they are slightly younger than me. … Read More»

Why I "get out of hand"

"Your feminism is getting out of hand.” … Read More»

Lenny’s baby made 7!

I spoke with her on April 2nd when I was visiting my family in Mubende, Uganda. She said, “I had a very handsome boy. … Read More»

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