Nnabagereka to tackle harmful cultural norms
Publish Date: Mar 08, 2014
Nnabagereka to tackle harmful cultural norms
  • mail
  • img

By Vision Reporter

THE Nnabagereka, Sylvia Nagginda, has pledged to work with other key stakeholders to address the negative cultural values and harmful practices that undermine the integrity and person of women and girls.

In a message to commemorate the International Women’s Day, Nagginda said while progress had been made in propelling women forward, many challenges remained. 

She reiterated her commitment towards strengthening initiatives that empower women and address gender justice. 

She added that Buganda Kingdom was proud to have promoted women’s rights, empowerment and leadership. 

“Traditionally women in Buganda have power and agency. We reiterate that we will stand with others to continue working towards women’s rights, empowerment and gender equality.”

Nnabagereka's message for International Women's Day 2014 by The New Vision


The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Kyeyo investment meeting set for Masaka
Eng.Dr Frank Sebbowa, executive director Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has said the country is to host a summit for Ugandans living abroad (kyeyo) to show them investment opportunities in Uganda....
20 arrested in Kampala for flouting KCCA laws
THESE were arrested from various places in the city like Kyaggwe Road, Kampala Road, Luwuum Street and Mengo Kisenyifor littering the city, carrying out street vending and illegal parking...
State opposes ex-Mbabazi aide’s bail application
THE state has vehemently opposed a request for bail by former aide to presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi, who is accused of absconding duty...
Butaleja warned against misuse of the early flood warning system
The assistant commissioner for disaster in the directorate of disaster preparedness, Gerald Menhya has called for skills development among the Butaleja district officials on how to operate the flood early warning system....
New population council sets priorities
The newly inaugurated National Population Council (NPC) has identified five issues Uganda should tackle urgently to achieve its development goal of becoming a middle class income by 2040. The ministry of finance, planning and economic development on Tuesday launched the council following the enact...
Nomination for MP candidates for December 2
Nomination for MP candidates will be held on December 2 to 3, 2015, Electoral Commission (EC) announced. MP candidates are required to submit names of 10 registered voters from constituency; sh300,000; photographs and education particulars for nomination....
Is Uganda ready for the pope's visit?
Can't Say
follow us
subscribe to our news letter