A Society where Girls and Women with Disabilities live dignified lives


Advancing Women’s Rights In Uganda

The right to live free from violence, slavery, discrimination; to education, to own property, to vote and to earn a fair and equal wage are the fundamental Women’s Rights preserved within the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations. This was developed to help the United Nations meet its objective of ‘protection of […]

Violence Against Girls with Intellectual Disabilities

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda has registered a number of cases on all forms of Violence against Girls and Women with Disabilities ranging from sexual abuse and exploitation of Girls to even Boys with Disabilities by HIV positive females. Some of the cases have reached the high courts in the districts of […]

Exemplary Families

Unwavering family support is a source of confidence and courage for many people with and without disability – a strong support system is usually found lacking in the lives of Women and Girls with Disabilities on account of gender and disability. However, in the communities of Swinga 2 settlement camps, the families of Ayikoru Jamillah […]

Who We Are

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is a women-led Disabled People’s Organization. It is legally registered in Uganda with the National NGO Board as a Non -Governmental Organization.

It was formed in 1999 by a group of women and youth with disabilities at a National conference held in Kampala Uganda as a result of violation of rights of women and girls with Disabilities, torture, barriers to social services, double discrimination, and lack of recognition by women’s Rights movement, Government and societal discrimination as a minority population in Uganda.

NUWODU's Core Values










NUWODU’S Strategic Objectives

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