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  • Acknowledgement ii Introduction iv Enhancing women’s participation in social accountability processes 1 Stories of change 5 Responsiveness of duty bearers; 8 Vibrant district women networks spearheading advocacy for gender responsive planning, budgeting and monitoring public expenditure; 10 Lessons in social accountability work and using different methods 14 Pre–conditions for social accountability 15 Why Social accountability? 16 Change never easy, Change a

    gradual process;Challenges and Limitations 17

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    Uganda Women's Network ENHANCING WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY PROCESSES

  • Table of Contents Acknowledgement - ----------------------------------------------ii Preface - ----------------------------------------------------- iii Abbreviations -------------------------------------------------- vi Structure of the Manual ------------------------------------------- 1 MODULE 1:UNDERSTANDING GENDER AND LEADERSHIP 2 Session 1: Distinction between Gender and Sex ------------------------- 2 Session 2: Gender Concepts and Perspectives --------------------------

    3 Session 3: Women’s Leadership ------------------------------------- 5 MODULE 2: ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN/GIRLS (VAW/G) 8 Session 1: Demystifying Violence Against Women/Girls -------------------- 8 Session 2: Legal and Policy Framework on VAW/G- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 13 Session 3: The Referral Pathway- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 MODULE 3: ADVANCING WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS 19 Session 1: Legal and Policy

    Framework governing Land -------------------- 19 Session 2: The Land Tenure Systems in Uganda ------------------------- 22 Session 3: Land Transactions -------------------------------------- 25 Session 4: Land Administration and Management Institutions ---------------- 27 Session 5: Women’s Property Rights in marriage, separation, divorce and inheritance ------------------------------------------- 31 Session 6: Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution Mechanisms for enforcing

    ----- Women’s Land Justice ------------------------------------------- 34 MODULE 4: ADVOCACY 36 Session 1: Definition and Dimensions of Advocacy -------------------------- 36 Session 2: Points to consider before Doing Advocacy ------------------------ 37 Session 3: An Advocacy Strategy that Works for Grassroots Women -------------- 40 MODULE 5: PUBLIC SPEAKING, PRESENTATION SKILLS AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION 53 Session 1: Key Features of Public Speaking -------------------------------

    53 Session 2: Effective Presentation and Communication ------------------------ 57

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    Uganda Women's Network FOSTERING LOCAL ACTIVISM AND WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMENGIRLS (VAWG) AND ADVANCING WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS IN NORTHERN AND NORTH EASTERN UGANDA

  • Foreword ii List of Abbreviations iv Executive Summary v Background 1 1.0 Introduction 1 1.1 Our Vision 2 1.2 Our Mission 2 1.3 UWONET Objectives 2 1.4 UWONET Core Values 2 1.5 High of achievements for the strategic period 2009–2013 2 2.0 Conceptual framework of the strategy 5 3.0 Contextual Analysis 7 3.1 Legal, policy and institutional factors 7 3.2 Women’s participation in politics in Uganda 7 3.3 Women’s Social indicators 8 3.4 Women and economic empowerment 9 3.5

    Women’s demographic trends 9 3.6 Women’s participation in natural resources management and control 10 3.7 Women’s participation in peace–building 10 3.8 The growth of the women’s movement 11 3.9 The Civil Society–Government Relations 11 4.0 THE STRATEGY 2014–2018: An overview 12 4.1 UWONET’s Theory of Change 12 4.2 Overall Goal of the Strategy 12 4.3 The Intermediate Objective of this strategy 12 4.4 Overall organizational strategies 12 THEMATIC AREA ONE: Women’s

    Leadership and Democratic Governance 16 THEMATIC AREA TWO: Women’s Rights and Access To Justice 28 THEMATIC AREA THREE: Women’s Economic Justice and Empowerment 36 THEMATIC AREA FOUR: Institutional Development and Organizational Strengthening 50 STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN (SIP) 55 Governance, Management and Implementation of the plan 58 Network’s Sustainability 59 Appendix 1: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) 60 Appendix 2: Risk Analysis 61 Appendix 3: The

    Logical Framework 62

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    Uganda Women's Network UWONET ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY 2014–2018

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