Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO) was one of the civil society organizations that set out to observe the Uganda general elections scheduled for February 2016. The cardinal purpose of holding regular elections is to promote democracy and the rule of law. Any elections must be able to meet minimum requirements and stakeholder expectations as well as established international standards.
In order to back up the demand for peace and security for women in Uganda, CSOs since 2010 under the UNSCR 1325 task force have carried out annual systematic monitoring of the implementation of UNSCR 1325 and 1820 Goma declaration.In 2012, CEWIGO spearheaded the process and the findings were incorporated in a report.
This report focuses on the various Leadership Practices of Local Level Women Leaders in various spaces i.e Political, Public service and Voluntary sector of CSO's and CBO's in Kole and Dokolo Districts in the Lango Sub - region of Uganda
This report presents an assessment of the progress the government of Uganda has made in implementation of UNSCR 1325 since the last monitoring report was produced in August 2010, the gaps that still exist, the challenges that different actors are facing and recommendations.
The Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO) held a two-day residential training workshop in Bushenyi district at Park House Hotel from 15th to 16th June 2009. The training workshop was attended by selected women aspiring to run for political office in 2011.