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ECONOMIC RESCUE FOR 1000 VULNERABLE WOMEN, BUSOGA

by HARAMBEE YOUTH MENTORSHIP AND HEALTH ADVOCACY (HAYMHA)
ECONOMIC RESCUE FOR 1000 VULNERABLE WOMEN, BUSOGA
ECONOMIC RESCUE FOR 1000 VULNERABLE WOMEN, BUSOGA
ECONOMIC RESCUE FOR 1000 VULNERABLE WOMEN, BUSOGA
ECONOMIC RESCUE FOR 1000 VULNERABLE WOMEN, BUSOGA

Summary

Women mainly those in urban and peri urban areas have been the most affected by the Covid 19 pandemic that caused more health, social and economic mayhem. in Uganda women were hit hard as some workplaces are still closed wrecking women livelihoods. Will engage government and other stakeholders on absorbing women mainly those who lost their jobs and livelihoods, Create awareness on women's rights, policy frameworks on gender equality, empower women economically and advocate for gender equality.

$48,630
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$48,630
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Challenge

Covid 19 situation being unprecedented posed a lot of issues to the enjoyment of human rights for the women, increased levels of gender based violence. Lost livelihoods due to lock down and consumption of capital, according to MGLSD 3,280 cases of GBV were reported to police in April alone. Inadequate supplies for the families as bread winners are home threatening life of wage workers, those with strict jobs, women who operate on a hand to mouth basis and women who lost businesses/ livelihood.

Solution

Women's engagement in economic discourse and decision making will be promoted. It aims at re capitalizing women, reducing violence, exploitation and abuse against the women, girls and lessening the marginalization of victims. Advocacy campaigns will be conducted mainly on service delivery, women economic empowerment and better conflict resolutions to raise awareness on women's rights, and existing national laws, policies, action plans and legislation in the government which promotes equality.

Long-Term Impact

Increased incomes and secure livelihoods for women, awareness on women's rights, responsibility and GBV in development, victims increased knowledge about existing national, local laws, policies and action plans on domestic violence and women's rights, advocacy groups and networks developed within the community for reduced exploitation and violence against women and girls, increased number of women engaged in income generating enterprises for economic empowerment and development.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.harambeeyouth.org
www.harambeeyouth.org

Organization Information

HARAMBEE YOUTH MENTORSHIP AND HEALTH ADVOCACY (HAYMHA)

Location: Kampala - Uganda
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Mwesigwa Grace Musambi
Kampala, Kampala Uganda
April 2021 Accelerator
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