A Society where Girls and Women with Disabilities live dignified lives


Women in leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID19 World

  National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Women’s Day. This year’s global theme “Women in leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID19 World” celebrates efforts of women in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID19 pandemic. Never has […]

Women with Disabilities exercising their Rights to Fight Gender Based Violence

Ms. Splanza Kabugho is a little person aged 32. She is a single mother of 2, hails from Ibanda town council, Ibanda parish in Kasese District.  She is the 3rd born from a family of 7 children. She says was born a normal child but while growing up, her growth retarded. My family thought evil […]

Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities During the COVID 19 Pandemic.

  December 3rd is internationally recognised as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. A day that aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic, and cultural […]

Who We Are

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is a women-led Disabled People’s Organization. It is legally registered in Uganda with the National NGO Board as a Non -Governmental Organization.

It was formed in 1999 by a group of women and youth with disabilities at a National conference held in Kampala Uganda as a result of violation of rights of women and girls with Disabilities, torture, barriers to social services, double discrimination, and lack of recognition by women’s Rights movement, Government and societal discrimination as a minority population in Uganda.

NUWODU's Core Values










NUWODU’S Strategic Objectives

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