The Imara Girls Festival, a resounding celebration dedicated to uplifting and amplifying the voices of young girls in the country is happening this Saturday at Kati Kati restaurant courtesy of Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) and Reach a Hand Uganda (RAHU).
According to Solome Nakaweesi, a Pan-African Feminist Activist and Chairperson at FOWODE, the festival will bring girls together, offering them the chance to connect with their role models, voice their thoughts, and gain invaluable guidance on navigating the world as women, among other insightful experiences.
This year, the festival revolves around the theme “Interrogating The Diversity of Spaces for Women in Politics, Economics, Arts, and Business.”
Nakaweesi revealed that a thought-provoking panel discussion will be a focal point of the festival, providing a platform for profound conversations on these crucial topics.
Lydia Jazmine, who has faced challenges in her charitable organization, expressed her motivation for participating in the Imara Girls Festival, and emphasized her unwavering commitment to realizing her dream of empowering girls and women, recognizing that the festival aligns perfectly with her organization’s vision.
“I have always nurtured the aspiration of empowering girls and women through my organization. Recognizing that the festival aligns with this very goal, I felt compelled to join forces with them,” explained Jazmine.
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