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  • Makerere University Two4One Talent for Change Contest against Sexual Harassment 2019

    One of the objectives of the Makerere University Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment is “To sensitize the university community about the evils of sexual harassment, thereby engendering a sense of social responsibility and zero tolerance for such behavior”. The Policy outlines “Conducting regular sentization and educational programmes for all members of the university community” … Read more

  • Mak unveils VC’s Roster of 100; amends the Sexual Harassment policy; and launches Safer Universities project

    On Thursday 29th August 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe represented by the Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Prof. William Bazeyo unveiled members of the Vice Chancellor’s Standing Roster of 100; launched the amended Policy and Regulations against Sexual Harassment; and the Safer Universities Project. The aforementioned strategies … Read more

  • Makerere University to Launch the Safer Universities Project

    The Safer Universities Project will be launched on 29th August 2019 at Royal Suites Bugolobi by Makerere University under the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate with joint efforts on: Elimination of Sexual Harassment Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls. Promotion of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

  • Makerere University Training for the Vice Chancellor’s standing Roster of 100

    This is aimed at setting up a standing roster of 100 persons from which ad hoc committees will be drawn to investigate specifically reported complaints of sexual harassment. All 100 members shall be persons of integrity, trained and sensitized on sexual harassment, abuse and procedural matters for handling complaints as and when they arise. It … Read more

  • Mak Students Sensitized On Sexual Harassment

    Hundreds of turned up to students attend a public dialogue on sexual harassment held on Friday 26th April 2019 in the Makerere University Main Hall under the theme “Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment”. “Stop sexual harassment, break the silence, and speak out,” said Dr. Euzobia Baine Mugisha, the Director-Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate. Hundreds of turned up … Read more

  • Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Tips Students on Personal Branding

    “Change your mindset and stop giving reasons, which reasons don’t put food on the table. This world has two types of people; the result people and the reason people. Which one are you?” Daniel Choudry asked his audience. “The reason people will give all excuses as to why they can’t do or achieve something and end up blaming … Read more