Brittany Harris<br />And the women of Uganda<br />
A little about Me!<br />I am a sophomore here at MSUM<br />My major is Biology with an emphasis in Health and Medical Sciences<br />I work in the Admissions Office<br />I have an older sister, she goes to Morris and she is a senior this year graduating with a degree in psycology<br />I love my MOM<br />
In my spare time…<br />I love hanging out with my roomies, and friends<br />I can always find time to shop<br />
Some fun facts<br />I love the beach!<br />I love Mexico<br />I am really good at scrabble <br />I could play board games all night and be happy<br />I love naps!<br />I HATE Call of Duty<br />I listen to a lot of country music…Carrie Underwood is my hero<br />
Quick Facts of Uganda<br />Uganda's current leader is President YoweraMuseveni<br />For over 20 years northern Uganda has been the center of violent conflict between the Lord's Resistance Army and the Ugandan Government<br />+ 12.9 million Ugandans lack access to clean water<br />
Women in Uganda(some quick facts)<br />Many men claim that Ugandan women have the same traditional rights as those of women in Western societies.<br />Until the late 1980s, women in rural areas of Uganda were expected to kneel when speaking to a man…They have come a long way since then.<br />Women in Uganda are primarily responsible for childcare, and basically being a stay at home mom<br />They are starting to make more contributions to cash-crop agriculture <br />
Organizations<br />Women of Uganda Network was set up in 2000 to share and address information using communication technologies<br />The Uganda Association of Women Lawyers was founded in 1976 to defend women and things such as property loss, damage, divorce, Education, and establishing legal grounds.<br />
Sources<br />Uganda. Women in Society. The library of Congress. 7 May 2009. 23 January 2010. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/ugtoc.html<br />Food for the Hungry. 2008. 23 January 2010. http://www.fhglobal.org/privacy_policy.php. <br /> Women of Uganda Network. Wougnet. 2009. 23 January 2010.<br />http://www.wougnet.org/cms/content/view/20/33/<br />
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