Women’s lives in northern Uganda have been shaped by the decades-long war between the government of Uganda and the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The war stopped a decade ago, but the effects continue to reverberate in the lives of women. Their stories illuminate what continues to hold them back and what must be transformed to enable northern Uganda and its women to move forward.


Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium

The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium aims to generate a stronger evidence base on how people in conflict-affected situations make a living, access basic services like health care, education and water, and perceive and engage with governance at local and national levels.

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Traditional Justice and Accountability in Northern Uganda

This field research will document and analyze how traditional justice and accountability systems in northern Uganda address war-related crimes and harms committed during the region’s conflict. Special attention will be given to how these informal systems take up rebel- and government-perpetrated crimes against women and girls.

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