Center for Domestic Violence Prevention

Upcoming Activities

FGM and DV messages in Kupsabiny will air on Elgon FM
24 Mar 2020 - 29 Aug 2020
FGM and DV messages in Kupsabiny will air on KTR
26 Mar 2020 - 27 Jul 2020
FGM and DV messages in Ngakarimajong will air on AKICA FM
24 Mar 2020 - 23 Aug 2020
FGM and DV messages in Ngakarimajong will air on Radio Maria
26 Mar 2020 - 27 Jul 2020

Former Employees

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.

Richard has a Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration from the Makerere Institute for Social Development. Richard is responsible for skills building and providing on-site and distant technical support to the local governments ( the Community Development Officers) in the 8 districts of Busoga to prevent and respond to VAW and HIV in their communities.

Richard formerly worked with Kamwokya Christian Caring Community in as head of youth peer educators, head of community based health care workers and advocacy program officer . Richard is passionate about protecting the safety and rights of women in intimate relationships and he wants to be remembered for being proactive at promoting and protecting the rights of women and children.

Olive Nabisubi holds a BA in Development Studies from Makerere University. She also holds certificates in Counseling domestic violence survivors, Good Clinical Practice and Subject Protection, and Qualitative and Quantitative Participatory Research. Olive is a Program Officer in charge of implementing SASA! program in Makindye and Rubaga divisions in Kampala. She is at the fore front of working with communities to create safer, healthier and happier relationships, homes and communities through inspiring men and women to start questioning violence against women, men's use of power and HIV.

Her love for design is brought to life through development of colorful communication materials where she pays attention to the quality of materials produced. Before joining CEDOVIP, she worked as a research assistant with Raising Voices on the baseline research for the SASA! program. Prior to that, she worked as a behavioral assistant researcher with the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Southern Uganda. She is passionate about empowering vulnerable people such as women and children, she is a voice for the voiceless.

Diana KagereDiana is the Media and National Advocacy officer at CEDOVIP. Diana continues to motivate the team as a dependable person at CEDOVIP who takes personal interest in helping individuals pursue their objectives and interests. She is responsible for influencing the media to open discussions about VAW, POWER, rights and justice for women through print, electronic, and social media as well as working with editors, journalists. She is involved in all aspects of influencing policy and legal framework to effectively prevent and respond to VAW, and coordinates the Domestic Violence Act coalition.

Before joining CEDOVIP, Diana was the face of WBS TV Prime News for the last six years. She was the communications manager for Democracy Monitoring Group, a consortium of csos (ACFODE, TI, NDI, UJCC) monitoring 2011 Presidential Elections. She is pursuing a Master's Degree in Human Rights from Makerere University and is a holder of a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from the same university. Diana is passionate about human rights and creating a safe environment for women and girls in Uganda!