Measures to tackle COVID-19 result in increased gender-based violence (GBV), forced marriage and sexual exploitation.
Girls in Northern Uganda rely on free sanitary pads distributed thru their school, but with the schools shut and community lockdown in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, many have no access to sanitary pads
WGEF’s toll free is connecting survivors to safety and services!
WGEF provides sanitary pads to 16 schools across northern Uganda – to keep girls in school longer and healthier!
WGEF’s Response to COVID-19
The mission of Women’s Global Empowerment Fund is to support women through economic, social and political programs, creating opportunities while addressing inequality; strengthening families and communities. Learn more about our team, and join our work to empower women globally!
Women’s Global Empowerment Fund strives to develop programs that produce reductions in poverty and the marginalization of women and their families by providing economic, social and political opportunities for sustainability and self-determination. Investing in women and families, by creating a social network, helps women build livelihoods and address inequality.
By donating or volunteering with Women’s Global Empowerment Fund, you can help women create a brighter future for themselves and their families. We need a dynamic volunteer force to build awareness about microfinance and our other programs in northern Uganda. Your action can make it possible for us to provide opportunities to more and more […]