Tag Archive: Councilor

The State of Schools in Lango Region: A Recurring Trend and Its Impact on Female Students

June 17, 2024    By Allan Mutebi

In recent weeks, Northern Uganda’s Lango region has seen a surge in student protests, notably at King James Comprehensive Secondary School, Amugu Seed Secondary School, and Akura Seed Secondary School. Students are rebelling against stringent disciplinary measures, including the forceful confiscation of mobile phones and non-uniform attire​ (Radio COMNETU)​​ (DOKOLO... Read More

Lubigi Wetland Evictions: The Impact on Women and Children

June 14, 2024    By Allan Mutebi

In a recent crackdown by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), over 1,000 people were evicted from the Lubigi wetland in Wakiso District. This operation has left many families, including women and children, homeless and vulnerable. The evictions aim to address environmental degradation... Read More

Amplifying Voices: Enhancing Women’s Participation and Community Awareness in Lira District

May 20, 2024    By Allan Mutebi

The Women Leadership Development and Empowerment (WLEDE) organization has been enhancing women’s participation in local governance and mainstreaming gender in party politics through the Strengthening Women Participation in Local Governance to Improve Service Delivery (SWOPA) project, supported by the African Women Development Fund (AWDF). As we prepare for the fourth... Read More

Sending Comfort: Forever in Our Hearts. RIP SARAH EPERU

April 8, 2024    By Allan Mutebi

Dear WLEDE Family, It is with heavy hearts that we learned of the passing of Mrs. Sarah Eperu, a remarkable advocate and primary stakeholder in our WLEDE work. Her unwavering dedication to the cause of gender equality and empowerment has left an indelible mark on our organization and the wider... Read More

Career guidance on Leaderhsip

March 31, 2023    By admin

The Executive Director Ms. Edith Ssali will offer career guidance on effective leadership and the pillars of leadership in the 21 century in an interactive career guidance session. This is a continuation of WLEDEs flagship Annual Youth Program that has been running for the last decade since 2013 as we... Read More

Heroines of the pandemic; The tale of Councilor Florence Aciiro

August 25, 2021    By admin

Councilor Florence is one of our star beneficiaries of programs that run throughout 2018 and 2019, when we met she was but another vendor making ends meet in the Kampala sun but with the right capacity building in communication lobbying and advocacy and the invaluable mentorship councilor Florence grew leaps... Read More