Globally, one in three women experience violence in their lifetime.

Women and girls experience widespread discrimination in every aspect of their lives. At school. In society. In politics. At work. Sexual harassment and the threat of violence is a daily reality. This discrimination is wrong. It traps women and girls in poverty.


Uganda’s population is below the age of 30.


of the population in urban areas live in informal slum settlements


of women and girls report having experienced gender-based and/or domestic violence


Subheading of young women and girls in Uganda are married before the age of 18


of girls and young women drop out of school due to early pregnancy


Girls and women in Uganda are more likely to contract HIV/AIDS than men