MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL SECRETARY, WOMEN AFFAIRS TO COMMEMORATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2024

The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is “Accelerating Gender Equality through Women Economic Empowerment.”

As you may be aware, Women’s economic empowerment is essential to achieving women’s rights and gender equality. Commonly defined, Women’s economic empowerment means ensuring women can equally participate in and benefit from decent work and social protection; access markets and have control over resources, their own time, lives, and bodies; and increased voice, agency, and meaningful participation in economic decision-making at all levels from the household to international institutions. When more women work, economies grow.

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Proudly UNATU: Committed, Connected and Accountable to the members

The theme for the new term of office (2021-2026) is “Proudly UNATU: Committed, Connected and Accountable to the members.”  P: Proudly UNATU  C: Committed to the members’ cause  C: Connected to the members  A: Accountable to the members  PCCA is the guiding principle for all our actions moving forward.  At all times, we are proud

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Empowering Minds, Igniting Passion: Highlights from the Women’s Round Table Conference 

On 7th December, 2023 UNATU held the 14th Women’s Round Table Conference which took place at Pope Paul VI Memorial Hotel in Kampala. The annual gathering, brought together National female delegates from 175 local governments within UNATU’s structures. This was an opportunity for female educators to discuss pertinent issues that affect Quality Education and make resolutions to them. The theme

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 UNATU’s Endeavor to Eradicate Child Labour in Entebbe Municipality

In the heart of Entebbe Municipality, where the echoes of children’s laughter should resonate, a silent battle against child labour is unfolding. The Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) recently orchestrated a pivotal stakeholders’ dialogue meeting on December 19, 2023, at the Division A Headquarters. This gathering sought not only to unveil the stark realities of

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Empowering Educators in Uganda: UNATU’s Fifth Consecutive Victory in the Norm Goble World Teachers’ Day Award

Introduction World Teachers’ Day, celebrated on October 5th annually, is a day to recognize the incredible contributions of educators worldwide. This year, we are delighted to share that the Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) has secured a remarkable feat by winning the prestigious Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) Norm Goble World Teachers’ Day (WTD) Award for

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Empowering Teachers and Communities through UNATU’s Simameni Project

The Simameni project is an important initiative that is making a significant impact in the education sector in Uganda. It is a five-year initiative (2019-2024) led by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF/FCE) and Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU), supported by Global Affairs Canada. The project is being implemented in the Western and Teso regions of

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ABOUT THE SIMAMENI PROJECT

The Simameni project seeks to improve ACCESS, RETENTION, and EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES for secondary school- going girls within selected communities of the Western and Teso regions in Uganda. This five-year project, (2019 to 2024) is led by the Canadian Teachers’Federation (CTF/FCE), and Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU), supported by Global Affairs, Canada. To achieve the project’s

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