WoGEM Uganda is a Community Based Organization (CBO) dedicated in influencing and promoting women and girl’s participation in greener economy to promote social and economic development.
This idea was brought about by a group of women who sat down and realized the challenges that are faced by women, girls such as gender in equality, fears in women that can lead to lack of confidence in public, lack of respect for caregivers, lack of women in positions of power, early pregnancy , high levels of domestic violence , sexual abuses and denial of human rights , lack of access to equal opportunity like for men , gender power imbalances, lack of oversight, lack of awareness about financial assistance, social-cultural barriers, identifying the available resources, exposed to the training programs, lack of awareness about financial assistance, and knowledge about business administration hence raising forms of injustices being done to women in the country
This was out of the will to help and address the challenges both district and local levels so that women can attain their rights and to achieve these challenges, WoGEM will basically base on sustainable Development Goals 1 2 5 8 and 10 7 (SDGs) such as No poverty, zero hunger, Gender equality, Decent work and economic growth, affordable clean energy and lastly Reducing inequality respectively hence focusing on empowerment and promoting fairness of work and mode of life.
Through research and community education, WOMEG brings together vulnerable women and girls from all sectors and equip them with knowledge and capacity to engage in a greener economy movement for community livelihoods, climate change mitigation and resilience.
A resilience economic and sustainable green economy for women empowerment in rural areas.
To promote a green economy environment for women to manage their social and economic development through advocacy.