THE ANTI-LAND GRABBING BICYCLE RIDING CARAVAN

The anti-land grabbing bicycle riding caravan is on. This bicycle-riding caravan is about women coming together to stand against land grabbing in their communities. Women recognize that when land is grabbed or when evictions occur, they are the most affected with their children. In some cultures, (especially in western Uganda) bicycle riding for women is […]

What happens when those meant to protect us harm us?

Do you remember Eric Mutasiga, a headteacher who was shot by the Local Defense Units (LDUs) in Mukono during the Covid-19 lockdown? His crime was defending a ‘chapati guy' (name withheld) one of his employees working at a chapati stall right in front of Eric’s retail shop where he earned his supplementary income to fend […]

Celebrating Women in Activism and Leadership

Scovia Chelangat Being an activist, organizer, and human rights defender is a tedious job, even more for women. Scovia Chelangat has had a fair share of this. Scovia Chelangat is a 30-year-old Ugandan activist and organizer from the Indigenous Benet people along the slopes of Mt Elgon in Eastern Uganda. She has been at the […]