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18 November 2019

‘One step forward and two steps back’: narratives of change and resistance in confronting discriminatory gender norms in Uganda

Author: Carol Watson, Grace Kyomuhendo Bantebya
Published by: ALIGN
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This research report provides the findings from ALIGN 'History and Change' research conducted in Uganda in August 2019, which investigated the impact of harmful gender norms in Uganda and how they have changed over time. The report outlines examples and excerpts from in-depth and intergenerational interviews with 55 study participants, with themes emerging from the interviews illuminating experiences of gender norms and norm change across areas including experiences of marriage and the family, professional engagement, education and other areas.