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International Labour Day,  celebrated on May 1 every year across the globe. The day is observed to spread awareness among the people regarding the rights of workers and mark their achievements.This day has its origins in the labour union movement, the eight-hour movement. This year, the celebration will be a bit different as due to the COVID-19 pandemic but always remember Labour is the ladder through which human dignity and creative excellence are expressed. Happy Labour Day.

We are so deligthetd to introduce Mrs. Florence Aciro who now goes by the popular title Lord Councillor Aciro.Florence is one of our most committed beneficairies ,having graduated from our flagship trainning with vendors of kampala city ,that is proving to be a bigger success with every year that passes ,Florence was admitted into the BEYOND 2016 program which enhanced women political opportunities in mainstream through political parties ,after months of trainning florence has acheived her life long dream of being a councillor of Naguru 2 B parish .

Since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease around the world, World AIDS Day,

We take a moment to convey our deepest gratitude to community health workers, nurses, doctors, scientists & everybody involved in the fight against #HIV around the world even in this trying time. Your work is greatly appreciated.

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls running from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. initiated in 1991 by the first Women's Global Leadership Institute, Since 1991, more than 6,000 organizations from approximately 187 countries have participated in the campaign.As the world continues to call for robust and decisive action in response to this unprecedented crisis on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In the run up to the 2021 Generation Equality Forum 

 An estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime. GBV undermines the health and autonomy of survivors and often contributes to a lifetime of negative outcomes, including adverse sexual and reproductive health consequences such as unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

The focus for the 2020 Global 16 Days Campaign is to increase efforts to amplify the voices of women workers in the informal economy while continuing to end all forms of GBV in public and private spaces under our 2020 global theme: "Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!"

On the last day of training, Ms. Rose Abir who belongs to FDC and a proven determined woman leader confidently shared her purposeful leadership journey in the political space which really inspired the participants.  Rose had dropped out of school when in senior one and was married off. The main two factors that contributed to her determination was her openness with the husband sharing all her planned intentions to join leadership and the utilization of the home area when she was born.  With the support of her father and staying with her local community, greatly contributed to influencing the community members.   She was elected as LCIII at village level, now she is a councillor at Gulu district.  Rose admitted that WLEDE training had made her more determined to pursue further her dream in mainstream leadership.  In the coming General Elections 2021, she is standing to become Women MP for Gulu district.  Besides, she had already gone back to school with the support of her family, to get the required academic credential