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The Women's Rights Initiative (WORI)

The Women’s Rights Initiative (WORI) is an action-oriented organisation working with women and youth in the Eastern Region of Uganda. Through programmes in human and women’s rights awareness, advocacy, and education we promote leadership development, sexual and reproductive rights, and economic empowerment.,  

WORI was founded in 2007 by three young Ugandan women to respond to the epidemic of poverty and denial of women’s rights in Uganda.

Our main aim is to to support their health and personal development. WORI has a special interest in the plight of women and youth, as they are the most susceptible to vulnerability in society physically, economically and psychologically.

Our Programmes

We strive to educate and empower women and girls to contribute towards policy formulation at grassroots level.

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This website has been developed by Women Rights Initiative (WORI) Uganda with support from the Civil Society in Uganda Support Programme (CUSP) which is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH with financial support from the European Union and the German government. The contents of this website are a sole responsibility of WORI Uganda and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union, the German Government or GIZ

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