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Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA Uganda)

Kampala, Uganda
Joined September 2015
Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Other

FIDA Uganda is an NGO providing legal aid to indigent women and children. It is a membership organisation of women lawyers whose mission is to lift the status of women using the law as a tool for social change

People Associated With This Organization

Aber Susan Mildred

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined March 2016
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Traditional / Customary Justice
I am a lawyer by profession and have worked on land justice, management and development issues for the last 7 years. Currently working as a Land Management Officer for a Local Government.
I do capacity building, training and research on land generally. Good knowledge on customary land management in Uganda.

Looking forward to sharing my experience and expertise and being a part of a movement of dedicated advocates in protection of land rights and access to services for improved livelihood of grassroot community.

Achan Evalyne

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined November 2016
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Other, Peace-building & Transitional Justice
Am an Human rights Activist with a passion in working with the most marginalized members of the communities and Internally displaced persons and refugees to ensure that their rights are protected, they are heard and included in key decision making on issues which affects their well beings and for them to be able to hold the duty bearers accountable for delivering adequate services to its citizens.

Am a lawyer by profession a concentration in international law, gender, refugees and human rights, a human rights fellow at Columbia university and a diploma in conflict transformation and Peace building and a post graduate diploma in project planning and management.

Esther Mercy Atim

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined April 2021
Interests: Gender-based violence, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am a human rights lawyer and activist passionate about women's rights and empowerment. I am currently a Legal Officer at my organization implementing a project under the thematic areas of enhancing access to justice for women and girls who experience violence and promotion of sexual reproductive health rights. I also have an interest in transitional justice, traditional justice/the informal justice sector. By joining the network, I am looking to gain a wealth of knowledge through interactions with people and material in this platform.

Gotino Hope

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers... (Unverified)
Joined June 2022
Interests: Family, Gender-based violence, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights
Iam a lawyer and very passionate about women's rights . Am looking forward to meeting various people around the globe with the same ideology and passion to upload women's rights.

Joyce Kirunga

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined June 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law, Women's Rights
Ms. Kirunga is a human rights lawyer passionate about intellectual property, data protection, and business and human rights. She is keen on the social, economic, and political inclusion of young people and women in different societies.
She currently works with FIDA-Uganda where she works as an Advocacy Officer. Her work
focuses on developing advocacy strategies for advancing women’s rights in the social and political arena; She also holds a Bachelor of Laws from Uganda Christian University Mukono and a Master of Laws from the University of Nairobi.

Laura Nyirinkindi

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined September 2015
I am a consultant working in the area of law, human rights and gender. I do a lot of research, organisational capacity development , training and documentation. I have worked in 21 countries, most of which are African, with civil society organisations, government partners, regional intergovernmental organisations and UN agencies. I seek to obtain resource materials and also share information on this forum

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Linette du Toit

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined April 2021
Interests: Gender-based violence, Livelihoods, Women's Rights

Shilah Nasaazi

Uganda  
Uganda Association of Women Lawyers...
Joined June 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Paralegals, Disability Rights, Family, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Women's Rights
I am currently Coordinating a disability inclusion project, Paralegal coordinator and Programs Assistant at The Uganda Association of Women Lawyers. I am looking learn more about advocacy, community paralegals, disability rights among other interesting topics.

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