Ugandan women legislators trained in effective communication and parliamentary oversight

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Ugandan women legislators trained in effective communication and parliamentary oversight

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Officials and participants from UN Women, CPA UK, UWOPA and Parliament of Uganda attended the training. Photo: UN Women/Edmond Mwebembezi

Honorable Rose Obigah is a politician from Uganda and a newcomer to the legislature. During the just completed 2021 Uganda general elections, she was chosen to serve as a woman member representing Terego district.

Rose had worked as a social worker and government official, and her desire to join the Ugandan parliament was pushed by the struggles that the women in her region experienced and how they overcame them.

"I realized the necessity to represent my fellow women in parliament because the August House is the only place where we can obtain proper representation of the difficulties women in Uganda confront," she says.

Click here to read the full article published by UN Women on 3 August 2022.

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