Press Release on the Launch of 16 Days of Activism 2022

25th November 2022 Press Release on the Launch of 16 Days of Activism Today, the Women’s Probono Initiative (WPI) joins the rest of the world in the launch of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and the commemoration of International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women. These days are designated specifically to

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Press Release on Matrimonial Property Rights in Divorce ( Abayo Joseph v Aseru Jackline)

18th November 2022 MEDIA RELEASE ON THE COURT OF APPPEAL DECISION IN ABAYO JOSEPH WAIGO V ASERUA JACKLINE The Women’s Probono Initiative has analyzed the recent Court of Appeal judgement in the case of Ambayo Joseph Waigo vs. Aserua Jackline, Civil Appeal No. 100 of 2015. We acknowledge that there are some protective principles laid

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Press Release on KIU Internal Memo

The Women’s Probono Initiative has learnt of an internal memo issued by Kampala International University’s Western Campus, School of Nursing Sciences, mandating all female nurses and midwives to undergo a pregnancy test at a fee of UGX 5,000. This memo issued by the office of the Dean of the School of Nursing Sciences further restricts

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL PRESS STATEMENT

The Women’s Probono Initiative joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) which is commemorated on the 11th of October every year. On this day we recognize that girls face unique sets of challenges and barriers that impede the realization of their aspirations and

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STATMENT TO LAUNCH THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

    PRESS STATEMENT    28th November 2021, Gulu – Uganda: The Women’s Probono Initiative (WPI) and Partners filed 2 Public Interest Cases in March 2020 challenging the Government’s failure to provide psychosocial support and community mental health support services in primary health care facilities in Uganda for women with mental disabilities that have suffered

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WOMEN’S PROBONO INTIATIVE ANNUAL REPORT 2019

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PETITION CONDEMING PLAN BY GOVERNMENT TO CO-SIGN THE GENEVA CONSESUS DECLARATION

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World Contraception Day Statement

                                                                                                             

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The Public Interest Case Filed Challenging the Death of Babies at an Unregistered Medical Facility in Jinja District Closed

                                                                                                             

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Official Statement on the Return of Justine Namubiru’s Remains

31st August 2020 Our Ref: ……………………….. Your Ref: ………………………    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kampala, Uganda ─ Yesterday (30th August 2020), the remains of the late Namubiru Justine were officially repatriated back to Uganda from Saudi Arabia where the deceased passed on earlier this year in March and were officially identified by the family of the

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