Charles Owekmeno

Country Director, SRHR Alliance Uganda
SRHR Alliance Uganda, Director-African Network of SRHR Alliances

Charles Owekmeno is an SRHR Advocate, Trainer, and Mentor with over 12 years of experience. Charles is currently serving as the Country Director, SRHR Alliance Uganda and Acting Regional Director-African Network of SRHR Alliances. He is also an SDG Champion and fellow with Danida Fellowship Center – Copenhagen – Denmark. He is one of the founders of Rapid Response Teams in Uganda. Charles is also the initiator of the Inter-Faith Approach that engages religious and cultural leaders to support SRHR. He is equally one of the founders and initiators of the African Network of SRHR Alliances.

Event Schedule

20 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:30 am EEST 12:00 pm EEST The geopolitics of sex and gender: building resilience towards anti-rights efforts in East Africa
Room AD 12-2

The session will delve into the anti-gender and SRH movement, exploring its origins, organization, and financing, regional and global trends and its impact on Read More

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Charles Owekmeno

Country Director, SRHR Alliance Uganda

SRHR Alliance Uganda, Director-African Network of SRHR Alliances


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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda