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Introduction
The Batwa are among the most marginalized indigenous minority groups in Uganda and their plight has attracted interventions from both State and non-State institutions, both to ensure welfare and to protect their rights, some of which have recorded a good measure of success.
After their eviction from their forests

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UN Women supports CCFU’s ‘Culture for Her’ Project

UN Women supports CCFU’s ‘Culture for Her’ Project

Introduction
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda has received support from UN Women (UN women, Spotlight global and the Embassy of Sweden) to implement the Culture for Her project (2019-2021). The project aims at harnessing the power of cultural resources (cultural institutions, norms, values, practices and structures) to transform negative cultural

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Using culture to strengthen conservation of chimpanzees

Using culture to strengthen conservation of chimpanzees

Background
With support from the Arcus Foundation, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) is implementing a 2-year project (2019-2021) in Bunyoro and the Rwenzori sub-region to strengthen the conservation of chimpanzees, not through legal mechanisms, but by re-inforcing cultural mechanisms.
This is based on the conclusions of a study conducted

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148 Heritage clubs in Uganda, more patrons trained

The Heritage Education Programme has grown to 148 heritage clubs by inducting 8 schools in Nakasongola district. CCFU trained 16 patrons for 8 clubs in Nakasongola and retooled 14 for the 7 patrons in Kitgum (and Lamwo), as well as other resource persons in both districts.

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