Tanzania. In a country where land is regarded a male thing We Effect has supported women in six villages to claim and own the land they have the right to. The breakthrough came from focusing on key issues at community level. We Effect’s Naseku Kisambu shares her experiences on how to realise women’s right to […]
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2 October 2017
Focus on local issues in Tanzanian villages gave women access to land
5 September 2017
Do Kenyan coffee farmers accept solar technology?
A new study finds coffee cooperative members in Kenya positive about solar technology but wishing for more knowledge and reasonable installment solutions to make investments. We asked Sabina Oehme, who conducted the study together with Emma Levison, more about the results. The purpose of your study, Social acceptance of solar technology – A field study […]
29 November 2016
New Call to Action: Give women and youth in Eastern Africa access to financial services
We Effect’s annual conference on gender equality and sustainable development in Eastern Africa leads to a call for financial services to become real for women, youth and Persons with Disabilities. Financial inclusion is an important factor for improving women’s economic empowerment, fighting poverty and promoting sustainable development. But women living in poverty, and other marginalised groups […]
14 October 2016
We Effect at the UN to share views on rights in Uganda
In November Uganda’s human rights record will be reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council. We Effect and partners have been to Geneva to notice the UN and other stakeholder on the rights issues we see on the ground. The major human rights issues in Uganda will be brought up by the UN Human Rights […]