UGANDA VOICES INITIAVE 2010

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Bavubuka youth joins the Mother's Day Celebration

Sp, MC Kaweesa, Gilbert & Nellysade Listening on the forum
Screen Print of the Forum

Bavubuka youth continue to represent their fellow youth in Uganda and in the African continent at large through these their passions, talents and abilities. This time, youth at Bavubuka Foundation represented at the Global Leaders & Visionaries In Action The Power Of Women – The Silent Heroes
PRESENT an INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA online event for MOTHER'S DAY that happened on May 7, 2011.
 

The event addressed issues like Women in ICT working towards innovation, education & Gender Equality & Empowerment of women, girls & youth leaders for change.



The emcees who were lead by Burney Mc did concious freestlye relating to the theme of the event and  also Bwette Gilbert was given a platform to address the issues realating to the youth in Uganda and in the continent at large.

This Online event which was attend by various people around the world was organised by  Heart in Action, Mulago Positive Women's Network (MPWN) &  wougnet Uganda as well as Republic of Uganda Ministry of Health.
 
The organisers also gave African AIDS Activist, Agnes Nyamayarwo a platform to address relating to women in Uganda. She also gave an update on the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Uganda.


  Mr. Kambale Musavuli  who is a Congolese activist, s
tudent coordinator and spokesperson of Friends of the Congo. Mr. Kambale also spoke about ending the conflict in the Congo and providing  support to the people of the Congo as they strive to control their enormous natural wealth and build lasting peace and stability in the heart of Africa .
 

As stated by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this online forum was aimed at United Nations MDGS:
   www.un.org/en/events/women/iwd/2010/
“Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities & PROGRESS FOR ALL”
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are fundamental to the global mission of the United Nations to achieve equal rights and dignity for all... But equality for women and girls is also an economic and social imperative. Until women and girls are liberated from poverty and injustice, all our goals -- peace, security, sustainable development -- stand in jeopardy."

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon


UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
   www.unwomen.org
   

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  1. Change is Visible a new media movement "change leaders finding innovative solutions for social innovation a vision of today for Africa - with young leaders of Africa. Ashie Hirji

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