Type Title Description Year of Publication
Mid Term Review Report of The Women's Manifesto

This report assesses the implementation of the commitments on the Women's Manifesto by NRM and Opposition Political parties in Parliament of Uganda based on party manifestos 2016-2021. These include elections policies, programs and laws passed by the ruling party and policy options developed by opposition political parties in the 10th Parliament to advance the issues in the national women's manifesto for the period 2016-2019.

Gender Mainstreaming in Local Governments

This report by Uganda Women's Network (UWONET) highlights best practices in Gender Mainstreaming in Local Governments. It also presents lessons learned and challenges faced under this effort. Uganda Women’s Network coordinates the implementation of a Women and Youth Empowerment for Leadership and Women’s Rights Project by the Women’s Democracy Group with support from the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF). The project aims at enhancing capacities of Councillors at district and Sub County levels to address gender inequality in policies, plans and budgets for gender responsive service delivery and women’s leadership. 

Corruption Perceptions Index Report 2019

This report ranks countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys.

DGF’s Contribution to Uganda’s Democratic Governance in 2018

This brief highlights DGF's contribution to Democratic Governance in Uganda in 2018 under the following broad themes: responsiveness of government towards citizens; citizen engagement on government accountability; human rights promotion and protection; access to justice for vulnerable and indigent citizens; peace, conflict management and rehabilitation; and gender equality mainstreaming.

DGF In The Media 2018

This is a collection of the various media content from January 2018 to December 2019 in which the DGF is mentioned.

DGF Annual Report 2018

This report summarises all the work of DGF partners in 2018, focusing specially on the results achieved and success stories from people who directly benefited from this work. The report also includes challenges faced and a financial statement of income and expenditure for the DGF as a whole and a list of implementing partners in 2018.

DGF Newsletter 2019

The newsletter highlights the recent partnership conference and a selection of the multitude of activities conducted by partners with DGF’s support.

Democracy on Trial

The report documents findings from a one-month research on the realisation and enjoyment of the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association by human rights defender (HRDs) in Uganda during the 2016 election cycle – including the subsequent by-election periods. The research assessed HRDs’ understanding of freedoms and justifiable limitations in a free and democratic society, the nature of violations, brief narration of incidents, where HRDs prefer to report violations, and the impact of the violations on their work as defenders. It also sourced opinions of defenders on what, in their opinion, needs to be done to guarantee them a better operating environment.

Unregulated Campaign Spending and Its Impact on Electoral Participants in Uganda: A Call for Legislative Action and Civic Engagement

The report documents the impact of campaign spending on electoral participants over the previous electoral cycles (2006, 2011, and 2016). It documents cases of politicians that have been financially bruised as a result of campaign spending arising out of commercializing electoral processes.

Understanding Social Norms: A Reference Guide for Policy and Practice

The reference guide is a product of the Corruption, Justice and Legitimacy Project at the Henry J. Leir Institute within the Fletcher School at Tufts University. This reference guide is a comprehensive exploration of the role social norms play in endemic corruption in fragile states. This resource provides the following:

  1. Practical guidance on what social norms are
  2. An explanation on why social norms should matter to anyone working to diminish corruption in fragile and conflict-affected states
  3. A description of how social norms influence corruption

The lead researchers of this reference guide are Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church and Diana Chigas.