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Mak- CDFU exhibition on Gender Based Violence prevention and responses

  • In General
  • 29 Nov 2018 - 4:48pm
  • By Proscovia Nabatte
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Mr. Eric Tumwesigye together with some of the participants posing for a photo with a plaque card.

Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU); with financial support from UN Women has organized a two days’ exhibition under the theme: Gender Based Violence prevention and responses.  Several stakeholders including; UN Agencies, government agencies, universities, Civil Society Organizations, and private sector; managing Gender Based Violence Issues in Uganda are participating in the exhibition.

Participants visiting the stalls in the Makerere University Freedom Square.

Running from 29th-30 November 2018, in the Makerere University Freedom Square, the exhibition is one of the activities scheduled for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV). Other activities include; a session for students on Gender Based Violence conducted by Medical Doctors, Lawyers, and counselors; signing up as HeForShe champions, and a dialogue on ending Gender Based Violence in Institutions of Learning and places of work.

An Exhibitors from Mama Club Uganda attending to some of the vistors during the exhibition on 29th November 2018 in the Makerere University Freedom Square.

The Dialogue is scheduled to take place on 30th November 2018, in the Makerere University Freedom Square and will be attended by students and staff from Makerere University, representatives of various CSOs, UN Agencies, Government representatives, and student representatives from 8 universities in Uganda.

Article by Mak Public Relations Office.

 

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