“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
“I have a sister who has a small shop and she is in four savings and loan groups. She has to service each of the loans once a week, which takes a minimum of four hours per day each time. This means that her business is locked for four hours a day for four days… Continue reading Loans Can’t Bail Out Our Rural Poor
"Florence Naduk is fabulously a woman of substance; she is a true daughter of Karamoja of Uganda. As the Director of Kara-tunga Arts and Tours Karamoja, she is among the champions for the preservation of Karimojong Culture."
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?