Yvette Alal is a Senior Program Officer for the Institutional Strengthening Program, holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Uganda Management Institute and a Bachelor's degree in Adult and Community Education from Makerere University. She also holds a certificate in Voluntary Testing and Counseling in HIV/AIDS from the Institute of Advanced Leadership. Yvette has 9 years of experience mobilizing communities to address human rights challenges, with a focus on preventing domestic violence.
She directly works with the Uganda Police Force and the health sector to strengthen institutional responses to VAW cases reported in Kampala, Yvette has mentored a team of police officers and healthcare workers who are playing a significant role in responding to VAW. Yvette believes that if everyone chooses to have violence-free home, then we will all have violence-free communities and violence-free countries. Yvette is known as a calm person, thoughtful and ready to address people's stress and needs by taking a few moments to listen.