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The Youth Cross Exchange Programme

The Youth Cross Exchange Programme is an initiative where the Transformative Leaders Network- Africa works to provide temporary relocation to human rights defenders at risk. Participating organizations to the programme can identify, refer and or recommend a staff, a member of their organization/ network/ coalition and or an HRD who may not be a member for temporary relocation either in a .../Read More.

Youth Digital Security Strengthening Programme

The Youth Digital Security Strenthening Programme is part of the Youth Human Rights Defenders Programme meant to help youth organisations and or individual Youth Human Rights Defenders with real time and emergency digital security in case of an attack that has happened and or likely to happen. This programme also seeks to support vulnarbale youth human rights organisations with web hosting, .../Read More.

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On the 12th of August 2016, TRANET africa together with the Youth Consortium on Labour Justice launched the Campaign dubbed, "Return Enslaved Ugandan Girls" whose major aim was to among others create awareness about teh ills of unregulated labour export, seek for justice for teh affected persosn, dmena nd government to repartatriate the stranded girls and to demand gorbemnet to make policy and legal refroms and enact a law to regulate and streamline labour export in uganda.

At the launch, we issued a press statement. InSummary, we note and acknowledge the effort that government through its different agencies has put in place to combat human trafficking, create jobs, and create favorable and friendly working conditions and environments for the Ugandans domestically and abroad.... .../Read More.

About the FOWODE Young Leaders Alumni Association (FYLAA)

FOWODE Young Leaders Alumni Association (FYLAA) is a nonprofit, non-partisan youth led Association that grew out of Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE)’s Leadership Building Initiative (LBI) that has, since 2004, trained and equipped young people from different parts of Uganda to promote alternative and transformative leadership in their communities of origin, residence and work.

In 2008, FOWODE’s LBI alumni came together and formed an Association known as the FOWODE Young Leaders Alumni Association (FYLAA) with a vision of a society where the leadership upholds the ideals of social justice and gender equality and set out on a mission to build a strong cadre of young leaders who promote gender equality and social... .../Read More.

The formation of FYLAA lay heavily on the ground that Uganda has a deficiency of constructive leadership. The need for alternative and transformative leadership in addition to the prior argument significantly informed the basis for FYLAA’s emergence and the need to offer alternative and transformative leadership. FYLAA continues to be a major stakeholder in the transformation of Uganda through proliferation of young leaders who are the mantle of Uganda’s social economic development.
In 2008, FOWODE’s LBI alumni came together and formed an Association known as the FOWODE Young Leaders Alumni Association (FYLAA) with a vision of a society where the leadership upholds the ideals of social justice and gender equality and set out on a mission to build a strong cadre of young leaders... .../Read More.

In 2008, FOWODE’s LBI alumni came together and formed an Association known as the FOWODE Young Leaders Alumni Association (FYLAA) with a vision of a society where the leadership upholds the ideals of social justice and gender equality and set out on a mission to build a strong cadre of young leaders who promote gender equality and social justice through capacity building, advocacy, net-working and research. The formation of FYLAA lay heavily on the ground that Uganda has a deficiency of constructive leadership. The need for alternative and transformative leadership in addition to the prior argument significantly informed the basis for FYLAA’s emergence and the need to offer alternative and transformative leadership. FYLAA continues to be a major stakeholder in the transformation of... .../Read More.

Speaking during the regional consultative meeting conducted at St. John Paul II College, in Gulu district, Ekakoro  said, “We bring together adolescent female student leaders at the fore front in order to create awareness about HIV/ AIDs spread in schools and the impact of gender-based violence, mainly focusing on sexual harassment of female adolescent girls’ that affects their academic performance.”

The schools which participated in the meeting include, Cream Land high school, Gulu central high school, St. John Paul II College, Sir. Samuel Baker secondary school and Crested Crane secondary school.
Gender-based violence is the most common form of violence that occurs in most homes, schools and work places.

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The major contributing factor to the influx of the youth and women into the oversea countries is due to the limited jobs in the country and the poor quality of the available jobs. Unless government scales up provision of quality jobs and institutes checks and balances on the recruitment companies most Ugandans will use any means within their reach to find “lucrative jobs” which will still turn out to be a problem.

Research has shown that trafficking women for sexual slavery has become the second world’s lucrative crime after drug trafficking and arms deals with the highest number of women reported to come from Uganda.

The research further reveals that Uganda is a source and destination country for commercial sexual exploitation. It also showed that young girls and women... .../Read More.

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