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Eritrea: Encouraging Effort to Empower Women

Eritrea: Encouraging Effort to Empower Women

Encouraging effort is being exerted with a view to strengthen the economic and educational capacity of women. The comment was made at the seminar the members of the NUEW Central Committee conducted …

Burundi: Human Trafficking Keeps On Increasing, Victims' Families Ask for Help

Burundi: Human Trafficking Keeps On Increasing, Victims' Families Ask for Help

More than 356 women and girls are victims of human trafficking since January 2017. Cases of people who leave families are observed in Bujumbura popular neighbourhoods. Some women decide to abandon …

Better Quality and Standards for Luweero Women Groups

Better Quality and Standards for Luweero Women Groups

Bombo village in Luweero District suffered a great loss of her children, majority of them under five years in 1998. Researchers from Makerere University later discovered that the children were dying …

Elimination of Non- Tariff Barriers: Enhancing the capacity of civil society Organisations to advocate for gender responsive trade policies

Elimination of Non- Tariff Barriers: Enhancing the capacity of civil society Organisations to advocate for gender responsive trade policies

Non-Tariff barriers are still a bottleneck to many cross border traders in East Africa particularly the women. Unfortunately, very few Civil Society Organisations have the capacity to advocate for …

Earning from within:  Table banking and village saving schemes transform the lives of traders

Earning from within: Table banking and village saving schemes transform the lives of traders

The process of acquiring bank loans comes with so many demands and risks for women. This prompted Women Cross Border Traders (WCBTs) at the border points of Taveta, Namanga, Mutukula, Busia and …

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