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Motherhood in Conflict: Grace's Story by Esther Mulders for Girls' Globe

Motherhood in Conflict: Grace’s Story

Stories of motherhood and the female experience during war are often excluded and unexplored. This neglect shows in the little attention such stories get in the public discourse and in policy agendas. But without these stories, we miss the voices that are so important for

White Supremacy and Sexual Abuse in Uganda: the case of Bery Glaser by Georgina Diaz for Girls' Globe

White Privilege & Sexual Abuse in Uganda

After a day visiting amazing beaches and tropical forests, we stopped for tea at Bery’s Place & Ssese Humanitarian Services. It was a gorgeous place on a hill with views over Lake Victoria. A “muzungu” (white person) – Mr Bery Glaser – had founded the place in 2006 and it served as a shelter for young girls who were survivors of sexual abuse. Mr Glaser and his wife housed the girls, provided them with food, paid their school fees and took care of their health.

Thinking back, there was something disturbingly odd about the whole situation. I remember my goosebumps and how uneasy I felt. I guess I unintentionally refused to think poorly of this old, sick man.

Not Just a Woman’s Issue: Men in Uganda Tackle Violence, by Peer to Peer Uganda for Girls' Globe. Illustration by Laiza Onofre for Girls' Globe.

Not Just a Woman’s Issue: Men in Uganda Tackle Violence

In Uganda, gender-based violence is largely considered a private matter and stigma prevents many victims from reporting. As a result, data are difficult to gather. However, we know that millions of girls and young women face violence across the country and around the world. The 16

Motherhood in Conflict, Stories from Women in Uganda who became mothers in a time of war, violence and abuse

Motherhood in Conflict: Colleen’s Story

In northern Uganda, many mothers have lived through armed conflict. Some gave birth in a time when murder, abduction, mutilation and rape were common practices. It was a time when child soldiers were forced to kill loved ones. What would it be like to become

creating opportunities for the next generation

4 Ways to Create Opportunities for the Next Generation

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 at the inaugural Girls Festival – organized by Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU), Global Livingston Institute, Women Deliver and partners – got me in my feelings.   The Festival theme was ‘Gains from Equality’. It had me thinking about all the

mental health treatment in Uganda

Mental Health Treatment & Gender Equality in Uganda

Mental health should be considered a social issue. This would allow us to challenge discriminating structures, both globally and nationally, while also focusing on community and personal struggles.

In Conversation With Winfred Ongom

Winfred Ongom from Uganda talks to Girls’ Globe about her experience of being a young woman working on sexual & reproductive health issues.

16Days: The Male Champion in Me

When we talk about gender-based violence, people still think that it’s a woman’s responsibility to spearhead advocacy movements. Men are often the perpetrators of GBV, and so it’s very important that men stand up as advocates. Today, we reach the end of the 2018 16

What Can I Tell You About Uganda?

What do you know about Uganda? I asked myself while booking my flight to Entebbe. That was two months ago. I have been working for the Swedish Organization for Global Health for almost 2 years now and involved in the evaluation of our project on

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