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WORI (Women Rights Initiative Uganda)

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The Nyonga Women's Shelter is the cornerstone project of the human rights program of the Women’s Rights Initiative (WORI). WORI is a women's prosperity charity based in Eastern Uganda in the beautiful city of Jinja. Created in 2007 to respond to the challenges facing women’s rights, alleviate poverty, promote awareness of sexual reproductive health and rights, and build leadership and governance capacity at a grassroots level. We are leading five main programs at our Nyonga Womens Shelter which is the first of its kind: 


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Survivor Stories of Resilience

The shelter aims to provide a protective and empowering environment to respond to holistically respond to the needs of women and girl survivors of gender based violence within the Jinja district and Busoga region as a whole.

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