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Title:The Women's Movement in Uganda: History, Challenges, and Prospects
Editors:Tripp, Aili MariISNI
Kwesiga, Joy C.ISNI
Chapter(s):Present
Year:2002
Pages:235
Language:English
Series:Fountain series in gender studies
City of publisher:Kampala, Uganda
Publisher:Fountain Publishers
ISBN:9970023403
Geographic term:Uganda
Subjects:women's organizations
women
Historical/Biographical
Equality and Liberation
organizations
Abstract:A new generation of autonomous women's organizations emerged in Uganda around the time of the 1985 United Nations Nairobi women's conference, and has, since then, made remarkable progress. This collective volume looks at the history of the Ugandan women's movement, its challenges and prospects. Contributions: Introduction: a new generation of women's mobilisation in Uganda, by Aili Mari Tripp; Women's activism in colonial Uganda, by Aili Mari Tripp with Sarah Ntiro; Contributions of women's organisations to girls' education in Uganda, by Margaret Kikampikaho and Joy Constance Kwesiga; Women's organisations: a gateway to women's health in Uganda, by Stella Neema; The changing conditions for women and girls with disabilities, by Janet Nambi; Women's agency in the economy: business and investment patterns, Margaret Snyder; The women's movement in Uganda and women in agriculture, by Monica Karuhanga-Beraho; The women's movement and conflict resolution in Uganda, by Deborah Mulumba; Women and the struggle for land in Uganda, by Jacqueline Asiimwe; Women's contributions to religious institutions in Uganda (1962-2001), by Therese Tinkasiimire; Women making a difference in the media, by Ruth Mukama; Ugandan women watering the literary desert, by Florence Ebila; Research on women 1986-2001: an overview (a bibliographical guide), by Margaret Snyder. Appendices: biographical sketches of Ugandan women leaders and a bibliography on Ugandan women by subject (1986-2000), both by Margaret Snyder. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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