Grace Bantebya-Kyomuhendo is a professor of women and gender studies and an advocate for gender equality, social transformation and respect for women’s rights. She is a distinguished social anthropologist with a wealth of experience in gender/ feminist and social norms research and training . Grace has a been a GREAT trainer for the last three years and has also trained other groups in gender analysis and mainstreaming. Prof. Bantebya’s recent research projects include the “Whole University Approach: Kicking Sexual Harassment out of Higher Education Institutions in Uganda” (KISH Project 2019 to date) and “From Promises to Actions: Shifting Gender Norms and Public Perceptions about Unpaid Care Work in Workplaces and Families in Uganda.” (2021 to date). She has published widely, most recent ones include Grace B Kyomuhendo et al (2021) Teenage Pregnancy and Social Inequality: An impediment to achieving schooling for all in Uganda Routledge; Grace B Kyomuhendo et al (2018) Empowering adolescent girls in developing countries: gender justice and norm change Routledge.
At this course, Grace will facilitate sessions on concepts of gender and social difference, personal reflections on gender as well as conceptualization of gender.