Plot 4, Robert Mugabe Road, Mbuya, 10309
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Type of Organization/Institute
Non-governmental organization (NGO)
The mission of FIDA Uganda is: “advancing gender equality through the promotion of women’s rights’’. As a feminist organization, FIDA Uganda uses multiple strategies aimed at advancing law and policy reform for the protection of women including legal aid service provision, advocacy, public interest litigation and various forms of public engagement. FIDA Uganda also supports and monitors the Government of Uganda as the primary duty bearer to fulfill its obligation to protect and promote the human rights of women.
The organization implements three programs, with the respective purposes 1) To enable women in Uganda to access quality and affordable legal services as a means to achieve human rights, gender equality and sustainable development; 2) To promote social accountability, rule of law and gender responsive governance at local, national and regional level and 3) To promote accountability for the enactment and implementation of legal and policy frameworks for women’s social economic justice.