Exhibition and Public Dialogue: Prevention and Response to Gender Based Violence

Event Date
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, 30 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Event Info

Makerere University 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 place between 29th and 30th November, 2018.

Theme: End Gender Based Violence in Learning Institutions and places of Work

Activities include a GBV one stop center at the Makerere University freedom square that will attract various stakeholders (UN Agencies, Government agencies, universities, CSOs, and private sector) working on prevention and response to GBV in Uganda; and a public Dialogue on Ending Gender Based Violence in Institutions of Learning and places of work.

On 29th and 30th November, Stakeholders will exhibit various services and products on GBV prevention and response to University staff, students and stakeholders.  There will be sessions for students on GBV conducted by Medical Doctors, Lawyers, and counselors from the participating institutions. Stakeholders will have an opportunity to sign up as HeForShe champions.

On 30th November, 2018, stakeholders will converge in the Freedom Square at 2.00 pm for a dialogue on ending Gender Based Violence in Institutions of Learning and places of work. The Dialogue will be attended by students and staff from Makerere University, representatives of various CSOs, UN Agencies, Government representatives, and student representatives from 8 universities in Uganda.

You are cordially invited to attend

Event Venue
The Freedom Square, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
Category by Unit
General Events
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Eric Tumwesigye, Gender Officer, Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, Mob: +256-757-391098/+256-785-626646 Email:tumwsigye.eric[at]gendermainstreaming.mak.ac.ug
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