What We Do

Our Work Focus

Our journey is in driving change to advance children’s rights and equality for girls by working with children, young people, our supporters and partners in all aspects.

We are committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of the most vulnerable and excluded children while promoting greater equality for girls.

We believe that investing in and uplifting youth—especially girls and young women— is the solution to our world’s complex issues with aim to build the autonomy of girls, women, and youth through our holistic education, economic empowerment, and youth engagement programs.

We aim not only to improve

The daily lives of girls but also to advance their position and value in society, whilst actively working with boys and young men to champion gender equality..

WHY WE DO IT

This Can Be Secondary Heading Globally, one in three women experience violence in their lifetime.

Women and girls experience widespread discrimination in every aspect of their lives. At school. In society. In politics. At work. Sexual harassment and the threat of violence is a daily reality. This discrimination is wrong. It traps women and girls in poverty. .

78%

Uganda’s population is below the age of 30.

60%

of the population in urban areas live in informal slum settlements

64%

of women and girls report having experienced gender-based and/or domestic violence

40%

Subheading of young women and girls in Uganda are married before the age of 18

35%

of girls and young women drop out of school due to early pregnancy

2X

Girls and women in Uganda are more likely to contract HIV/AIDS than men

OUR PROGRAMS

Women’s Empowerment

Our women’s empowerment programmes are based on an approach that works at many levels. Reduces the risk of violence to women and girls. For survivors of violence we provide support, recovery and social change..

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Girls Parliament to end child marriage

THE GIRLS’ PARLIAMENT endeavors to strengthen the voice, choice of girls & women, and their status in the community. Creates a platform that promotes critical reflection and allows for questioning of beliefs, myths, and practices in order to realize a change in social norms, accelerating the reduction of child marriage & gender-based violence.

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