Twasiima P. Bigirwa- Women’s Economic Justice and Climate Action Lead

Twasiima P. Bigirwa is a feminist lawyer and writer from Uganda. She is the Women’s Economic Justice and Climate Action Lead Akina Mama wa Afrika. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Womankind Worldwide and on the FRIDA| The Young feminist fund advisory committee,  where she purposes to continue to draw attention and work to change the different inequalities that affect feminist/women’s rights organizing in the Global South.

She has several years’ experience working with international and national non-profit organizations, working on civil and political rights, women’s rights, and public interest litigation.  She hopes to use her writing as an expression of anger and outrage at the injustices she observes, especially against the most marginalized. She continues to write on the human rights situation in Uganda, gendered inequalities, contemporary feminism among others, and purposes that her writing both informs and teaches. 

Twasiima has an LL.B. from Makerere University and an LL.M. from Georgetown University – Law Center.

Twasiima’s recent publications and writing contributions 


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