Localization of the implementation of Women, Peace and Security Agenda

We continue to consolidate our flagship Programme- Localization of the Women Peace and Security
(WPS) Agenda through deepening knowledge and skills of partners and scaling up the programme to
cover more districts each year. We believe in localizing and institutionalizing the women, peace and
security agenda. builds and strengthens institutions and CSOs/CBOs to develop and implement
strategies that address women’s peace and security.

We facilitate processes that strengthen
institutional, organisational and community capacity to uphold, defend and fulfil human rights
including the rights of women. The purpose of this program is to advocate for conditions that
sustain women’s peace and security as a pre-requisite for good governance.

We will continue to
build and strengthen institutions and CSOs/CBOs to develop and implement strategies that
address women’s peace and security. Through various interventions initiated under this program,
we will facilitate processes that strengthen institutional and community capacity to uphold,
defend and fulfil women’s rights including the right to live free of any form of violence and
discrimination.

Respect of women’s right to peace and security is a fundamental human right that
is absolutely essential for promoting and achieving good governance in Uganda.
In addition, coordinate civil society participation in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of
Uganda National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security and d commitments Uganda has
made at national, regional and global levels for women’s advancement and empowerment
particularly in the area of decision making, peace and security. We are members of the National
NAP Technical Committee and represent CSOs on the National NAP Steering Committee.

By
implementing these interventions, we will complement Government’s effort in the
implementation of the women, peace and security agenda, SDGs 5 and 16 1 , CEDAW, Vision 2040,
the NDP III and other national laws and policies 2 that promote women’s human rights.

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