• Plot 10, Jalum Road, Northern Division, Iganga Municipality P.O.Box 556, Iganga, Uganda, East Africa
  • +256 772 449 270
  • idiwa2009@gmail.com

Promote Reproductive Health Rights for Girls and Women With Disabilities in the Region

Purpose:    Promote equal rights and elimination of all forms of discrimination against WGDs

Promoting the rights of WWDs in Uganda to enhance access to and inclusion in socio-economic development programmes and services at national and local levels by 2024

Strategic Objective: To enhance the capacity of WGDs in selected districts of Eastern Uganda to demand for their rights

Key Activities

  • Train 1000 WGDs from selecetd disricts of Eastern Uganda  on Human rights and SGBV by 2024
  • Train 400 WGDs from selected districts of Eastern Uganda  as paralegals by 2024
  • Sensitize 1000 duty bearers and community members from selected districts of Eastern Uganda on rights of PWDs by 2024.
  • Conduct training for IDIWA staff, Board members and partner women organizations  on the National and International frameworks for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment and disability by 2024
  • Establish 2 Sub-Regional SGBV referral mechanisms in Eastern Uganda and functional by 2024
  • Translate, simplify and transcribe into braille atleast 4 key National and International laws and policies into braille by 2024.
  • Review and Disserminate IDIWA Human Rights training manual by 2024
  • Develop Guidelines  for mainstreaming disability in district local government service delivery system by 2024
  • Train and engage atleast 1000 duty bearers from selected districts of Eastern  on effective implementation of the disability and SGBV laws and policies by 2024.

Key Strategies

  • Capacity building through training, mentoring and coaching
  • Sensitization/awareness raising through media campaigns and community dialogues/meeting, dissemination of IEC materials.
  • Evidenced based Advocacy and lobbying through research, engagement with policy makers/duty bearers, demonstrations, policy influence, petitions, position papers and policy briefs. 4.   Collaboration and networking with like-minded organizations, state actors and community structures