Policy Advocacy and Research

The Policy Advocacy and Research pillar focuses on activities aimed at reviewing existing policies from a gender… .../Read More.

Leadership Development

ACFODE continues to build the capacity of duty bearers and youth to enable them effectively champion women’s and youth’… .../Read More.

Trans-formative Social-Cultural Change

ACFODE contributes to increased public awareness, consciousness and support for women’s right to social, economic and… .../Read More.

Economic Empowerment

ACFODE conducts trainings for survivor groups for women; newly formed VSLAs and SACCOs under the emyooga programme in… .../Read More.

The Executive Director's Message

Welcome to our official Website. Action for Development (ACFODE) is a National women’s rights organization founded on 19th November 1985 to provide a platform for effective debate and action on women’s rights, empowerment and gender equality in Uganda. ACFODE’s vision is ‘A just society where gender equality is a reality and its mission is to empower women, girls and influence legislation and policy for gender equality in Uganda.

As I look at the growth of Action for Development our inception in 1985, I am extremely proud of what we have been able to achieve and contribute. I am even more excited about our outlook for an equally promising future. We have successfully managed to establish ourselves as an organisation that empowers women, girls and influences…

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