Ms. Jovah Katushabe is the executive director and coordinator of the CRIMM training Programmes.
Jovah Katushabe is a researcher by profession, with interests in women’s land rights, politics, refugees, global retail trade and feminist geography. She holds a Master of Arts Gender Studies and researched ‘Interrogating the notion of women’s land rights in the context of large scale land acquisition’. She did a BA in Social sciences at Makerere University.
She is engaged in several research projects with diverse knowledge and experience in data processing. She participated in research with Oxford Refugee Studies on a study “economic interaction between refugees and host communities”. She participated in a research study funded by Research Innovation Fund under Makerere University on “Men and Gender Based Violence: Changing Masculinities for Effective COVID 19 Social Response in Uganda”.
1. Faria. C, Whitesell. D, Birungi. K, Elledge. A, Katushabe. J, 2022 ‘Sequined Styles, Intersectional Moves: Economic Geography, Let’s Dress Up! In journal of Economic Geography, Vol 98:3, 250-271 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00130095.2022.2030215
2. Faria. C, Katushabe. J, et al 2020 “You Rise Up...They Burn You Again”: Market Fires and the Urban Intimacies of Disaster Colonialism.
Amon Ashaba Mwiine is a Lecturer in the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University. He holds a PhD (Sociology) from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. At Makerere University, he teaches on courses that include Men Studies: Masculinities and Development; Gender and Sexuality and Feminist theory. His research interests are in Critical studies of men and Masculinity; ethnographic and narrative forms of qualitative research; gender and politics. Dr Mwiine holds a 3-year CHUSS/ANDREW W MELLON ARCHIVING, MEMORY AND METHOD FELLOWSHIP in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University (2022-2024). His research project is entitled Men, Marriage and Memory: Interrogating Community narratives’ construction and representation of men’s identities in Uganda. Dr Mwiine is currently a facilitator of the Men’s Hubs, a sub-component of the KISH project in the School of Women and Gender Studies. In June 2019, Dr Mwiine was appointed a member of the Vice Chancellor’s Roster of 100. These are persons of high integrity, appointed by the VC and trained by Gender Mainstreaming Directorate, Makerere University as a collective pool from whom to constitute temporal committees to investigate cases of sexual harassment.
His recent works include:
1. Mwiine, A. A. (2022) ‘Tracking the trajectory of feminist advocacy in Uganda: How has theory informed the practice of advocacy?’, Agenda: Empowering Women for Gender Equality, 36(3), pp. 66–76. doi: 10.1080/10130950.2022.2112718.
2. Morgan, R., Baker, P., Grif, D. M., Klein, S. L., Logie, C. H., Mwiine, A. A., … Wenham, C. (2021). Beyond a Zero-Sum Game: How Does the Impact of COVID-19 Vary by Gender? Frontiers in Sociology, 6(June), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2021.650729
3. Mwiine, A. A. (2021). Re-centering women’s historical role in gender equality activism: A case of “Male Champions” in Ugandan Parliament. In D. Dipio (Ed.) (2021), Moving Back into the Future: Critical recovering of Africa’s Cultural Heritage (pp. 185–202). Kampala: Makerere University Press.
1. Mwiine, Amon. A. (2021). Re-centering women’s historical role in gender equality activism: A case of “Male Champions” in Ugandan Parliament. In D. Dipio (Ed.), Moving Back into the Future: Critical recovering of Africa’s Cultural Heritage (pp. 185–202). Kampala: Makerere University Press.
2. Ahikire, J., & Mwiine, A. (2019). Contesting ideas, aligning incentives: The politics of Uganda’s Domestic Violence Act (2010). In S. Nazneen, S. Hickey, & S. Eleni (Eds.), Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South: The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy (pp. 67–87). London & New York: Routledge.
3. Mwiine, A., & Bantebya-Kyobuhendo. (2015). Poverty the invisible and inseparable “shadow”: Reflections from the media and the better off in rural Uganda. In E. Chase & Bantebya-Kyomuhendo (Eds.), Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences (pp. 205–217). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Journal articles & Working Papers
1. Mwiine, A. A., & Ahikire, J. (2022). Between a Mask and a Meal: The nested dilemma of post-conflict communities’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Northern Uganda (Gender Justice and Security Hub). https://thegenderhub.com/publications/between-a-mask-and-a-meal-the-nested-dilemma-of-post-conflict-communities-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic-in-northern-uganda-/
2. Morgan, R., Baker, P., Grif, D. M., Klein, S. L., Logie, C. H., Mwiine, A. , … Wenham, C. (2021). Beyond a Zero-Sum Game: How Does the Impact of COVID-19 Vary by Gender? Frontiers in Sociology, 6(June), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2021.650729
3. Ahikire, J., & Mwiine, A. A. (2020b). Gender Equitable Change and the Place of Informal Networks in Uganda’s Legislative Policy Reforms (No. 134). Manchester. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3528350
4. Ahikire, J., & Mwiine, A. A. (2020c). Men and Gender Based Violence: Changing Masculinities for Effective COVID-19 Social Response in Uganda. Kampala – Uganda.
5. Mwiine, Amon. A. (2019a). “ Madam Speaker , these are colleagues who are learning to speak , can I allow them to speak ?”: Gendered performances and ethnographic observations in the Parliament of Uganda. International Journal of Gender Studies in Developing Societies, 3(1), 60–75.
6. Mwiine, Amon. A. (2019b). Negotiating patriarchy? Exploring the ambiguities of the narratives on “male champions” of gender equality in Uganda Parliament. Agenda, 33(1), 108–116. https://doi.org/10.1080/10130950.2019.1598273
7. Mwiine, Amon. A. (2018). Promoters of Gender Equality? A Study of the Social Construction of Specific Male Parliamentarians as “Male Champions” in Uganda. Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
8. Ahikire, J., Musiimenta, P., & Mwiine, A. A. (2015). Making a Difference: Embracing the challenge of women’s substantive engagement in political leadership in Uganda. Feminist Africa, (20), 23–42.
9. Ahikire, J., & Mwiine, A. A. (2015). The politics of promoting gender equity in contemporary Uganda: Cases of the Domestic Violence Law and the policy on Universal Primary Education (No. 55). Manchester, United Kingdom.
10. Bantebya-Kyomuhendo, G., & Mwiine, A. A. (2014). ‘Food that cannot be eaten’: the shame of Uganda’s anti-poverty policies. In E. K. Gubrium, S. Pellissery, & I. Lødemel (Eds.), The Shame of It: Global Perspectives on Anti-Poverty Policies. (pp. 157–178). Clifton, Bristol: University of Bristol policy press.
11. Mwiine, WALKER, R., Bantebya-Kyomuhendo, G., CHASE, E., CHOUDHRY, E., GUBRIUM, S., NICOLA, E. K., Y, L. Ø. D. E. M. E. L., MATHEW, I., and PELLISSERY, S., “Poverty in Global Perspective: Is Shame a Common Denominator?”, Journal of Social Policy, vol. 42, pp. 215-233, 2013
• Mwiine A. A 2020. Perspective: The struggle for gender justice in Uganda, Countering Backlash, reclaiming Gender Justice, IDS, UK https://counteringbacklash.org/perspective/the-struggle-for-justice-in-uganda/
• Mwiine, A.A. 2020a. Men in Kitchens and the (re) configurations of masculinity in domestic spaces during Covid-19 Lockdown in Uganda. [Online], Available: https://www.genderandcovid-19.org/uncategorized/men-in-kitchens-and-the-re-configurations-of-masculinity-in-domestic-spaces-during-covid-19-lockdown-in-uganda-2/ .
• Mwiine, A.A. 2020b. COVID-19 global disruptions and the changing masculinities: Critical reflections from Uganda. [Online], Available: https://medium.com/@greatagresearch/covid-19-global-disruptions-and-the-changing-masculinities-critical-reflections-from-uganda-8db19e0aa926 [2020, May 09].
• Covid-19 and Changing Masculinities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JZIdqAFnZM
• Mwiine, A.A. & Ahikire, J. 2020. What a viral video of gender-based violence tells us about conflict affected northern Uganda. London School of Economics Blog. [Online], Available: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/wps/2020/05/06/what-a-viral-video-of-gender-based-violence-tells-us-about-conflict-affected-northern-uganda/
• Ahikire, J., & Mwiine, A. A. (2020a). COVID-19, ‘Nested newness’ and Changing Masculinities in Uganda. Kampala – Uganda. Retrieved from https://www.genderandcovid-19.org/research/covid-19-nested-newness-and-changing-masculinities-in-uganda/
Dr Lukanda trains on Discourse analysis (DA) as well as Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA). His training focuses on how CDA facilitates reading and writing.
Ivan Nathanael Lukanda is a Lecturer in the Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University. He has a PhD in journalism obtained from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He holds a Master of Arts in Journalism and Communication from a sandwich programme between Makerere University and Örebro University in Sweden. He was a UNESCO visiting fellow at Daystar University in Nairobi-Kenya in 2013. His research area is science and technology communication. He has researched widely about media and genetically modified organisms, community media, and male involvement in sexual and reproductive health. Lukanda trains on media discourses in particular the Critical Discourse Analysis
Ms Martha Businge is a graduate student at Makerere University. She is also a research fellow with Gender Responsive Researchers for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT). Martha is skilled in Reference Management and has been training fellow students on how to use Mendeley Reference manager to create reference databases, referencing during writing and how to avoid plagiarism
Businge Martha is an agricultural scientist who holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture. A Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) research scholar and graduate of Masters of Science in Agriculture Extension from Makerere University. She has a six-years’ experience in research proposal development, data collection and data analysis, scientific writing and dissemination of research findings.
She is fellow of Gender Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) and a recipient of the (GREAT) research seed grant. Her research interests include gender in agriculture, conservation of local crop genetic diversity, extension systems and social norms. Has undertaken numerous research projects in the fields in agriculture and gender with some publications to her name. Received training in the incorporation of gender into plant breeding, reference management, systematic literature review, data analysis using R, Stata and Atlas ti.
a) Businge, M., Odong, T, L. and Miiro, R. 2020. Gender and the conservation of traditional crop varieties: the case of traditional sorghum in Agago District, Uganda
b) Nzeako S. O., Talwana H., Teye E., Sekanjako I., Nabweteme J. and Businge M. (2019). Characterization of the Soil Nematode Fauna of Makerere Hill, Kampala, Uganda.
c) Apunyo,P. C., Businge, M., Otim, M.H., Isubikalu, P. and Odong, T.L. (2022). Diversity and spatial distribution of sorghum on farmers’ fields in Uganda (in press)
d) Martha is the author of a blog post on GREAT mentorship: an invaluable resource