A Society where girls and Women with disabilities live dignified lives


Enabling the Disabled Woman Attain University Education

NUWODU, along with well-wishers from partner Disabled People’s Organization did when they took part in Makerere University Business School’s first annual run. The event kicked off with a warm up for participants and saw both the able-bodied and disabled persons taking off in the 5km race where NUWODU’s intern Daphine Uwizera and Program Assistant Molly […]

Men! Stop Gender Based Violence!

Mawa Rashid took on the role of caretaker for his disabled sister Kawa (not real name) when their mother left them at a young age and father passed away. Leading a child headed home has not been easy for him. His sister Kawa, a girl with multiple disabilities was raped and the case would have […]

VSLAs For Girls And Women With Disabilities

The tremendous work of Paralegals towards the mobilization, organization and formation of groups for Women and Girls with Disabilities to benefit from Village and Savings Loan Associations was exhibited in Patiko Sub-county, Gulu, when Women with Disabilities turned up in large numbers to their Village Savings and Loan Association meetings. With 30 members in total, […]

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.

Our Strategic Objectives

To promote the participation and inclusion of Girls and Women with disabilities in the development process.

To promote and advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for women and girls with disabilities.

To promote the inclusion of GWWDs in formal and informal education in order to enhance their access to…

To lead research, documentation and learning in the areas of gender and disability, focusing on women and…

To strengthen NUWODU’s institutional capacity, as well as that of its members to effectively fulfil its mission and…


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