Promoting Gender Justice & Equality
Umoja Now is dedicated to the promotion and implementation of projects that strengthen social and governmental commitments to achieving gender equality. Through literacy and awareness campaigns and inclusive community dialogs, Umoja Now will to provide training, materials and other resources for the advancement of gender justice.
Media for Thought
Many women and children have been living in Burundian prisons for years, most often without having even seen a magistrate or judge. Most have never seen or heard of an attorney. The link below offers a look at the current state of the penal system in Burundi, a system in which women, men and children are placed under the same roof. Umoja Now will work with partner organizations and officials to improve access to courts and improve prison conditions.