The #Two4One contest winners of 2020 receiving their cash prizes!
Congratulations! Angel, Timothy and Bint.
Official Launch of the Safer Universities Project, Sexual Harassment Policy and Vice Chancellor’s Roster of 100 to investigate Sexual harassment
The projects were launched with an aim of eliminating sexual harassment and violence against women and girls in universities and higher institutions .
Investigation Report on Sexual Harassment headed by Prof. Sylvia Tamale
On 2nd March 2018, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe appointed a five member committee headed by Prof. Sylvia Tamale to investigate the causes of the increasing cases of sexual harassment. Led by the Chairperson, Prof. Sylvia Tamale, the committee consisted of the School of Women and Gender Studies’ Assoc. Prof. Consolata Kabonesa, Ag. Principal School of Law-Assoc. Prof. Christopher Mbazira, the College of Education and External Studies’ Assoc. Prof. Betty Ezati, and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Assoc. Prof. Aaron Mushengyezi.
The committee officially handed over its report to the Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe on Monday, 25th June 2018.
Celebrating women’s achievement in higher education
The Gender Mainstreaming Directorate has embarked on a four-year project with support from the Government of Sweden to enhance the academic and professional competencies of female staff in public universities
and generate gender-focused research for national development.
This shall be done through research, development of policy briefs, post-graduate training, capacity building of female staff and mainstreaming gender in the public universities of Kyambogo, Busitema, Gulu and Mbarara.
This is a follow-up of support t GMD since 2005 that registered the following key achievements: A total of 25 female staff have benefited from the project, five PhD, 20 masters students. The project facilitates the students through payment of their tuition and field work allowances.