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SMS Messages for 6 December 2007

SMS 27: Embrace harmony in the family – prevent domestic violence. Cissy Nyarwa, Uganda SMS 28: Key is a good, respectful and safe childhood – stop child abuse now. Johan Hellström, Sweden SMS 29: Fellow men, let us wake up & join the campaign against Women Violence/Gender Based Violence! It is not a struggle for women alone. Women are unique & special human beings with rights who must be accorded dignity & respect. John Paul Edoku, Hope After Rape (HAR), Uganda SMS 30: Womens' Rights are human rights: Stop violence against women. Solome Nakaweesi-Kimbugwe, AMwA, Uganda

SMS Messages for 5 December 2007

SMS 24: The campaign is welcome mostly when it comes to the rural women and they should be helped to know the law and their rights. Irene Nabakiibi, Uganda SMS 25: Invitation to public presentation on “Wife killing by husbands in Uganda: An affirmation of (skewed) masculinity?” by Associate Professor Lillian Tibatemwa - Kekirikubinza at Grand Imperial Hotel on 6th December at 8.30am.

SMS Messages for 4 December 2007

SMS 22: Ogwo mukazi ni muhara nari munyanya wa bandi nibamukunda nkoku iwe orikukunda owawe muhara nari munyankyoko (Translation: That woman is someone’s daughter or sister treasured as you do your own daughter or sister). Rehema Baguma, Uganda SMS 23: Negative and cultural attitudes & practices should immediately be condemned by all governments and UN. Women should also stand out to defend their rights. Cissy Nyarwa, Ntulume Village Women's Development Association (NVIWODA), Uganda

SMS Messages for 3 December 2007

SMS 19: A woman is like any other human being who needs to be treated fairly like you and any pain caused on her hurts her like u when you are in pain. Therefore woman violence should end this 2007 and we start with a happy and smiling woman 2008. Deborah Kulabako, Uganda SMS 20: Men of quality are not afraid of equality. Hope Turyasingura, Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)

SMS Messages for 2 December 2007

SMS 17: We should be given rights for leadership. Give time to women. Stop the violence. Joan Baropok, Apac, Uganda SMS 18: We all need to fight the war against gender violence. Let us join hands together till the battle is won. C.Kimanje, Namirembe Diocese Mothers Union, Uganda

For more information and/or to participate in the campaign, visit http://www.wougnet.org/Alerts/speakoutgenderviolence.html

SMS Messages for 1 December 2007

SMS 15: A violence free woman is an HIV/AIDS free woman. Hope Turyasingura, Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP) SMS 16: When it comes to violence against women there is no civilized society! Let’s raise awareness to make the world a zero tolerance zone 4 VAW. Joanita, Oxfam GB, Uganda.

For more information and/or to participate in the campaign, visit http://www.wougnet.org/Alerts/speakoutgenderviolence.html

SMS Messages for 30 November 2007

SMS 12: Women join hands together, share experience and build a common voice to create awareness of human rights – mostly for women. Immelda, IWOGU, Uganda SMS 13: Involvement of abused men to speak out will enhance the fight against domestic violence. Mama’s club, Uganda SMS 14: Know this: women are not property, not sex slaves, neither donkeys. Stop battering women. Joanne Nassuna, MWODEA, Uganda

For more information and/or to participate in the campaign, visit http://www.wougnet.org/Alerts/speakoutgenderviolence.html

SMS Messages for 29 November 2007

SMS 10: Mon myero pe mii gi bura ikom camo cem mogo calo gweno kede tongweno pi woro tekwaro mogo (Translation: Women should not be forced to follow traditions such as not being allowed to eat certain types of food like eggs and chicken). Joan Baropok, Apac, Uganda SMS 11: May governments put transparent ways of recruitment because women are first used to get jobs. Can governments put capacity building instruments for women? Enid, Uganda

For more information and/or to participate in the campaign, visit http://www.wougnet.org/Alerts/speakoutgenderviolence.html

SMS Messages for 28 November 2007

SMS 7: Let us STAND UP AND SPEAK OUT to prevent violence against women. Prof. Tunji Arokoyo, Nigeria SMS 8: Violence...nos entrailles maternelles en sont révoltées. Lutha, RODHECIC, DR Congo SMS 9: Men are part of the solution to VAW and not the problem. Hope Turyasingura, Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)

For more information and/or to participate in the campaign, visit http://www.wougnet.org/Alerts/speakoutgenderviolence.html

SMS Messages for 25 - 27 November 2007

Opening message Speak Out, Stand Out, and Commit to preventing Violence against Women during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, November 25 - December 10, 2007. This campaign to feature daily SMSs during the 16 Days of Activism is conducted by WOUGNET in collaboration with Womensnet, South Africa and APC-Africa-Women. Have your say or report your activities, send a message to info@wougnet.org or to +256-77-2957550. Messages
  • 25 November 2007
 
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