Women, break the silence…

"Breaking the silence is the first step of transforming the culture," so it is said and it is hoped. The all female cast of "Shame on your hand" opening this weekend at the National Theatre are taking action and doing just that. Accept their invitation. Buy a ticket and show up for them and for… Continue reading Women, break the silence…

Speaker Kadaga should not seek another term

It is fact that on matters Uganda national governance, women are under-represented - from top to bottom. Read more of my analysis in my "GENDER LENS ON BEST MINISTERS," published in July 2020 and in my "CRY KARAMOJA WOMEN!" published in December 2019 Be that as it may, I cannot accept the proposition that because… Continue reading Speaker Kadaga should not seek another term

‘Scientific Elections’ and Women’s Participation

Two of my social media actions on Facebook got me thinking about the participation or not of the greater body of women in campaigns for and voting in the 2021 parliamentary and presidential elections. One month ago, on the 4th August, it was the anniversary of my birth. This year, I celebrated it with a… Continue reading ‘Scientific Elections’ and Women’s Participation

I am a Woman of Substance

Shortly after give a TEDx Kira Talk: "Going back to our roots" I read somewhere that the strength of menstruation period pains can be equivalent to the force of pain experienced when one gets a heart attack. Yes, it is that time of the month and am high on pain killers; which if not taken… Continue reading I am a Woman of Substance

Gender Lens on Best Ministers

A deeper analysis of Mr. Museveni's cabinet of six months ago, in fact, reveals that the top five positions in cabinet - President, Vice President, Prime Minister, and the 1st and 2nd Deputy Prime Ministers - were all men, and it continues to be the case even now. Of the full ministers in Mr. Museveni's cabinet of six months ago, 64 percent were men and only 36 percent were women. Of the Ministers of State, 66 percent were men and 34 percent were women.