Stop that offensive label “single mother”

When I paid attention to it, I realised that I really don't like that concept "SINGLE MOTHER." The more I thought of it the more I realised that its usage and application in Uganda is mostly from a moralistic attitude; and which attitude frames mothers who are seemingly and overtly parenting their children on their… Continue reading Stop that offensive label “single mother”

‘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.

Subconscious of Gender-Based Violence

“As it is used in biology, sex uses the nature of one’s sexual organ as it is assigned either to be female or to be male. One rarely changes their sex, as in one rarely changes the form of one’s sexual organ. And so, unlike the substance of gender, world over, the substance of sex… Continue reading Subconscious of Gender-Based Violence