Periods don’t stop during a pandemic, and neither do we!

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

Surviving Gender Based Violence During COVID-19

WGEF’s toll free is connecting survivors to safety and services!

Healthy Periods Initiative: Video Update

WGEF provides sanitary pads to 16 schools across northern Uganda – to keep girls in school longer and healthier!

Innocent’s Story: WGEF Access to Justice Team

The pursuit of gender justice starts with protecting young girls from being forced or sold into a marriage.

Celebrating IWD 2020, an Interview with WGEF Founder Karen Sugar

Click the play button below to listen to the full audio interview.

IMPACT: Justice at Our Door Step Saved My Marriage and Transformed My Family!

Rose Ataro, aged 23, is a member of Pitek Ki mon Group and is married with two children. The biggest challenge in her home before joining WGEF program was gender based violence. “My house was not a home to live in,” Rose says. She felt inadequate to confront her husband, and access the justice she […]

Colorado Gives Day 2019

Support Sustainable Development and Dignity — make a donation on Colorado Gives Day, 12.10.2019.

Support 10 Years of Creating Sustainable Empowerment with a Gift to the Annual Fund!

WGEF believes that one’s geographical location does not determine their challenges to be more or less important – hope and support are transnational and one must think locally, globally, relief and sustainable.

Another Year as a Top-Rated Nonprofit

Women’s Global Empower Fund has again made the list of top-rated nonprofits. Click the photo to read stories from volunteers, donors and supporters on the GreatNonprofits website.

Ending Child Marriage in Northern Uganda – Girls Decide

As we mark our 10th year of working for equality and justice in northern Uganda, we are excited to share our latest initiative: Ending Child Marriage, One Family at a Time.