WOMEN CLIMBING MT. KILIMANJARO

WOMEN CLIMBING MT. KILIMANJARO

By Deo Wasswa

Close to 2500 rural women farmers from African community will climb Mountain Kilimanjaro in October 16th, this year as symbolic initiative to convey massage to African governments to ensure women have access to land, have control on land produces and empowered on land policies.

During three day activity at mountain Kirimanjaro, key speakers from African union, International Land Alliance and representatives from UN women will sensitize women about land policies, and Africa land tenure bill

Now, in preparations ahead of the event, close to 500 women from northern Uganda have climbed Baker’s Partiko rocks mobilized by Action Aid Uganda.

According to Grace Ananda, the project coordinator land for Kilimanjaro, several mini Kilimanjaro caravans will be held among East African countries to prepare more women ahead of the big event.

 

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