URI Women’s Initiative

Principle 8 of the URI Charter encourages the practice of equitable participation of women and men in all aspects of the URI. The URI-GL Women’s Initiative is a grassroots women’s network program that coordinates the work of URI women focused efforts. It is part of the global URI women’s initiative that runs along other programs in Asia and Middle East and North Africa The URI-Women Initiative has three major components in Uganda for example; it runs the Women’s Justice and Empowerment program, the Girl Child Initiative, and the Spirituality and Dialogue program. This program is currently active in Uganda and piloted in the Great Lakes countries and the rest of Africa.