EXCHANGE VISITS FOSTER LEARNING AND SOLIDARITY AMONG WOMEN FIGHTING AGAINST LAND GRABBING AND ILLEGAL EVICTIONS

EXCHANGE VISITS FOSTER LEARNING AND SOLIDARITY AMONG WOMEN FIGHTING AGAINST LAND GRABBING  Last month, we supported an exchange visit in Buliisa which brought together five women grassroots groups, who have been at the forefront of the struggles against land injustices within their communities. The communities are Alebtong, Kween, Omoro, Logiri, and Buliisa. Exchange visits bring […]

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS SOLIDARITY UGANDA AWARDS 2022

Call for nominations for 2022 Activist of the Year and Community organizer of the Year Awards The prevalent injustices and oppression that exist in our society are a daily reminder of why we should fight back. There are several injustices evidenced through the rampant land grabbing, illegal evictions, and corruption amongst others. These have led […]

THREE DECADES LATER, BATWA CONTINUE TO SUFFER DISPLACEMENT DUE TO FORCEFUL EVICTION IN THE NAME OF CONSERVATION.

We visited the Batwa indigenous community in Kitaliro camp, Kanungu district. We learned a lot about their way of life before their eviction from the Bwindi forest and the challenges they have faced since then. This is their story. Over the years, many indigenous communities in Uganda that lived in forests have been evicted without […]

THE ANTI-LAND GRABBING BICYCLE RIDING CARAVAN

The Women bicycle riding caravan is on. This bicycle-riding caravan is about women coming together to stand against land grabbing and corruption 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 […]

More than 600 farmers face eviction threats in Kasanje amidst the Covid19 lockdown

As the Covid-19 pandemic ravages the world, several state, and non-state actors take advantage of vulnerable communities to evict and grab their land. Several politicians, businessmen, and investors have taken advantage of the crisis and the closure of courts to illegally dismiss people from their land despite the fact that the government ceased all land […]