National Association for Women's Action in Development joined the world in the 16 Days of activism campaign on 29th November in a march and community dialogue that were conducted in Purongo sub-county, Nwoya district(view report). This strongly supported its human and women's rights advocacy which further supported its findings on the issues surrounding women and poverty, Gender Based Violence, Girl child, women and the environment that were gathered during the review of the 25 years of the Beijing Declaration for Action (BPFA) grassroots consultative meeting that NAWAD in partnership with National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), Coalition on Girl’s Empowerment (COGE) and with support from WomanKind Worldwide. READ MORE
WOMEN, CORPORATE POWER & THE LAW
Gender justice is key to corporate accountability. Overwhelming evidence paints at the stark reality of women and girls suffering at the hands of corporations in disproportionate and distinct ways. Still, the gendered nature of corporate abuses remains inviable in public debate and policy-making. Furthermore, Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) who are often on the frontlines of defending their bodies, land and territories in the face of powerful corporation face stigma, discrimination and even death.
PRIORITY PROGRAM AREAS
Social and Economic Rights
Women are economically unequal to men by virtually every measure. Women are over-represented in precarious, informal and part-time work and are paid significantly less than men, simply because they are women. The gender pay gap continues to exist in every country in the world. Read more
Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
As one of the most significant challenges of our time, climate change is responsible for increasing the frequency and intensity of natural disasters, natural resource scarcity, and environmental degradation.Read more
Governance, Peace and Security
Governance, peace and security is only sustainable if women and girls are fully involved because they bring different perspectives and capacities to formation of inclusive governance, conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction efforts, and strengthens gender justice, and peace..Read more
Institutional and Organisational Development
It is essential for internal and external development of every institution for it to operate successfully because there are many of them which have totally failed and ceased to work. In avoidance of these situations, NAWAD strengthens its Institutional and Organizational Development by improving; Staff Performance, fundraising and resource mobilization skills and strengthen its internal governance.