In December 2019 when President Museveni reshuffled his Cabinet he continued with the long tradition of marginalizing women. Yes, the position of President of the Republic of Uganda has never been held by a woman; nor has a woman ever held the position of Prime Minister of Uganda. President Museveni's current cabinet is revealing in… Continue reading Missed Opportunities at Uganda Women’s Day 2020
We should normalise a saying that “behind every successful Ugandan woman there is a man.” We should not be okay with only the men leading at the front while we simply play a support role.
When push comes to shove, as the national cake is divided during a Cabinet meeting, whose interests will the current ministers of Karamoja Affairs prioritise? Will it be those of their constituencies in the greater south or those of the Karimojong?
In the 80 strong Cabinet of Uganda, none of the ministers, full or state, are Karimojong women. Why is it the case? What is the justification for it?
Women, are 51 percent of our population. How come, President Museveni does not take our numeric strength into consideration, when appointing Ministers?