Her Land O’clock Podcast on Gender Responsive Land Governance and WLRs

In a new episode, UCOBAC's Ritah Kemigisa sits down with Enoc Mutahi, the Senior Land Management Officer for Mityana District, as he shares his perspectives on gender and women's land rights, highlighting gaps and capacity needs within land administration and management institutions to advance gender-responsive land services.

Women demand for empowerment on land rights

THE INDEPENDENT UGANDA — During a recent dialogue in Kiboga led by UCOBAC, Executive Director Frances Birungi Odong and various stakeholders, including land officers and grassroots women, called for stronger legal measures and support to secure women's land rights in Uganda.

Land Rights: Why Women Should Own Land

Chimp Reports — Caroline Kayanja from UCOBAC and S4HL Uganda spoke at an event on gender inclusive land registration. She said, “we have invested in enacting laws and revising laws; can we also put some effort into implementing these laws to work for women?”

Wives warned against signing off land purchases as mere witnesses

The Observer — UCOBAC and the S4HL Uganda coalition organized a dialogue on women’s land rights issues and harmful cultural beliefs that perpetuate further injustices.

Hundreds Attend Women In Agrifood Systems Gathering

HARVEST MONEY — S4HL Uganda helped organize a conference on critical issues affecting women in agrifood systems. Participants included women in agribusiness, representatives from government ministries and departments, agencies, the private sector, financial institutions, academia, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations.

Authorities Concerned about Increase in Number of Gender-based Land Conflicts

PERIL OF AFRICA — S4HL Uganda, along with partners UCOBAC and LOSCO, organized a human rights dialogue to discuss the increasing number of gender-based land conflicts in Kabale District.

How funding gap is crippling women’s struggle for land justice

THE MONITOR — Ritah Kemigisa, the S4HL Campaign Communications Associate in Uganda, decries challenges faced by her gender due to a dual legal system that blends formal and cultural laws.

Museveni moves to ban army from land matters

THE MONITOR — S4HL Uganda advocate Ritah Kemigisa comments on how the president's decision to ban the army from engaging in land matters helps protect women's land rights by creating a safer environment for women.

Owning land has offered me a taste of good life

NATION KENYA — Esther Mwaura-Muiru, S4HL global advocacy director, shares stories about how the campaign's advocacy efforts have already borne fruit. “In Uganda, Karamojong traditional leaders have organised themselves to push for women land rights. In Senegal we are seeing religious leaders support the cause too.”

Stand With Us: A Call to Action for Women’s Land, Housing, and Property Rights for People and Planet

27 JUNE 2023 — The Stand With Us global webinar will bring together Stand for Her Land coalitions and partners from six countries to share their progress in implementing the campaign since its launch in March 2022.