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Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ)

The Hague, Netherlands
Joined November 2017

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice works globally to ensure justice for women and communities affected by armed conflict and an independent and effective International Criminal Court.

Presence in: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Libya, Mali, Netherlands, Sudan, Uganda
Focus: Criminal Justice, Women's Rights

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s human rights organisation that advocates for gender justice internationally and through domestic prosecutions. We advocate for the inclusion of women and the integration of gender issues within conflict resolution initiatives including formal peace processes and the implementation of peace agreements. The Women’s Initiatives has offices in Amolatar Uganda, and The Hague (the Netherlands). The Women’s Initiatives has a network of over 6,000 members and partners, and currently works in eight armed conflicts: Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, the Central African Republic, Kenya, Libya, Côte d’Ivoire and Mali.

People Associated With This Organization

Acana Judith

Women’s Initiatives for Gender...
Joined November 2017
Interests: Criminal Justice, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
Ms. Acana Judith is currently the Uganda Programme Officer of the Women’s Initiatives and presides over the office in Amolatar, Uganda.
Acana Judith is the network champion (main point of contact) for Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ).

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