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

Mak-Gender Mainstreaming Directorate Student Peer Trainers Undergo Training

Makerere University Gender Mainstreaming Directorate (GMD) has rolled out the Student Peer Trainers programme to train 250 students in handling gender issues as well as equipping them with knowledge and skills aimed at ending gender-based violence. The Student Peer Trainers approach is one of the key strategies for implementing the Gender Mainstreaming Programme (GMP). The Student … Read more

Public Dialogue on Gender Based Violence

Public Dilogue has been organised to take place on 30th November 2018 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Freedom Square The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate in partnership with Communication for Development Foundation Uganda (CDFU) with financial support from UN Women has organized activities during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) scheduled to take … Read more

Tuition Waiver Scholarships For First Year Students For 2018/2019 Academic Year

Makerere University Council offers 20 scholarships every year to female students joining the University. All Programmes in the Colleges at Makerere University for the Academic Year 2018/2019 are eligible for funding. Each College has 2 slots only. These scholarships are administered by the Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University. Eligibility Scholarship applicants should meet the following … Read more

Chinese Embassy awards 30 Scholarships to Makerere University students

The Embassy of China to Uganda has awarded two categories Scholarships; the Ambassador’s Award for Excellence and the Ambassador’s Award for Friendship to Makerere University continuing students. Officially launched by the State Minister for Higher Education Hon. John Chrysestom Muyingo on behalf of the Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni, the Scholarships Award was received by … Read more

Government Pledges Support as HERS-EA Second Academy Closes

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) has pledged to support the good work being done under Higher Education Resource Services, East Africa (HERS-EA), aimed at promoting the advancement of women in leadership and management in Higher Education through training. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Second Academy on … Read more

Prof. Okwakol Calls For Transformational Leadership at HERS-EA Second Academy

The HERS-EA Second Academy is a follow-up of the Inaugural Leadership Academy held from 2nd to 7th July 2017. Higher Education Resource Services, East Africa (HERS-EA), is an educational non-profit organization advancing women leadership and management in the East African Community (EAC) member countries. Established in 2014, HERS-EA is an affiliate of HERS based in … Read more

Committee Investigating Sexual Harassment Hands Over Report to Vice Chancellor

The five member committee appointed to investigate sexual harassment at Makerere Universityofficially handed over its report to the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on Monday, 25th June 2018. Led by the Chairperson, Prof. Sylvia Tamale, the committee appointed on 2nd March 2018 also consisted of the School of Women and Gender Studies’ Assoc. Prof. Consolata Kabonesa, Ag. Principal … Read more