Bridge online gender-gap

My Facebook page, Norah Owaraga’s Blog, is followed mostly by men. It bothers me. So, I generated a post on Facebook with the breakdown statistics of my blog followers, accompanied with the caption: “Just wondering why my blog is followed by 79 percent men and only 21 percent women. And moreover, the majority are in… Continue reading Bridge online gender-gap

How to break the gender bias

At the death of my grandmother, I inherited her house which my father built for her. My inherited house is part of our ancestral homestead. I have deep roots on our ancestral land. Yes, scary for whoever thinks of uprooting me from our ancestral land. My Alinga Farms is located on about four acres of… Continue reading How to break the gender bias

Iteso land rights for married women

Within Iteso Culture, a married woman is one for whom all formalities of Iteso marriage have been done and have been satisfactorily concluded, including: Aitodiar - introduction ceremonyAbilakinio - bride gifts determination ceremonyEiyis - delivery of the bride giftsAinyamario - escorting and receiving of the bride to her ere (home). Ejakait Emmanuel George Owaraga and… Continue reading Iteso land rights for married women

Perspectives from Teso on Women’s land rights

Today, Friday, 30th July 2021, at 02:00 p.m. I will deliver a keynote address to set the stage for the second Teso Land Dialogue Series organised by Ateker Professionals' Initiative for Development (APID). The theme for today's dialogue is: "Women's Land Rights from a Cultural Lens: Perspectives from Teso." The event will be hosted on… Continue reading Perspectives from Teso on Women’s land rights

As women dominate top echelon of Cabinet…

Time will tell if Her Excellency the Vice President Hon. Jessica Rose Epel Alupo, a retired Major of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces, shall have a visible, clear and substantive role in the actual day to day running of our nation; or she will remain hidden behind scenes and will serve her term of office… Continue reading As women dominate top echelon of Cabinet…