#BeBoldForChange – “Our Journey as Ethiopian Women – Building a Common Agenda”

On March 9th 2017, Earuyan Solutions facilitated a conversation with around 150 intergenerational women ,on AWiB’s monthly platform, under the title “Our Journey as Ethiopian Women – Building a Common Agenda. The 2017 IWD theme is #BeBoldForChange. The dialogue focused on what it means for Ethiopian women to be bold for change. Towards generating input for…

#BOLDFORCHANGE

  I am writing for and to the womyn who are doing the work of educating; online, in classrooms, in their small groups, in big and small ways. This is for you who don’t get the loud acclaim, whose efforts are sometimes ignored but whose influence is vital in our fight for womyn’s full humanity. I…

“Male Pals” and Other Harmful Stereotypes

A Ugandan tabloid recently did a story “exposing” a Ugandan journalist and his “male pals”. Although the article did not outrightly accuse him of being gay, it made very blatant insinuations as to the sexuality of him and his friends. Several people have since commented that the article was part of an attack on him…

We all win when media is gender aware

Photo by KAS Uganda By Rosebell Kagumire & Rebecca Rwakabukoza It’s not news that Uganda has a female-dominated population. In fact, the latest population census of 2014, puts the population of women in the country at 51%. It’s also not news that over the years, women in Uganda have worked hard to climb economic, social…