Digital Woman Uganda
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

Ivan Louis Pinno

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

N/A

KEY CATEGORIES

Advocacy

Digital Democracy

Gender Equality

Gender ICT Policies

Technology

Technology Literacy

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

Digital Woman Uganda

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

Digital Woman Uganda

Live

Uganda

2020

2020/12/09

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

Non Profit Organisation

info@digitalwomanuganda.org

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

Digital literacy and digital rights is more important than ever as it’s a path to critical information, services and opportunities available to many people especially the African woman for the first time. However this trend in technology has been remarkably low amongst African women. Despite its importance, mobile access and use remain unequal and un- used by the African woman

Women are still on a larger gap than men to own a mobile phone, and even more less likely to use the internet on a mobile. It’s critical that the mobile gender gap is understood and overcome, as digital literacy provides life-changing benefits to women, their families, communities and the economy.

Through Advocacy and Trainings for these women, we came up with an educational tutorial for learning which equips the African woman with the knowledge and skill needed to be able to participate in the Digital eco- system

 

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AskYourGov.ug
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

N/A

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

CIPESA
Africa Freedom of Information Centre

KEY CATEGORIES

Information
Citizen Involvement
Governance
Transparency

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

AskYourGov.ug

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

AskYourGov.ug

Live

Uganda

2014

2021/04/05

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

Non Government Organisation

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

Askyourgov is a web portal where citizens can make information requests to information officers from the different ministries, departments, and agencies. The main objective of this platform is to bridge the gap between government and citizens and facilitate the public to ask for information. At the same time, Askyourgov, incorporates ICT in the work of government. 

The African Civic Tech Atlas is a work in progress (and a labour of love) for us but we may miss some initiative that needs updating. If your initiative needs to be updated on the database, kindly follow the instructions on the “Update Your Initiative” tab.