The Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP)
Tina is the Executive Director at The Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), and holds an MA in Sociology from Makerere University. Under her guidance, CEDOVIP won the 2010 UNAIDS Red Ribbon Award for innovative work in preventing violence against women and HIV and also successfully piloted the SASA! Programing in Kampala the site of the ground breaking SASA! study that brought to light evidence that preventing violence against women through social norm change is possible. She led a team of CEDOVIP’s colleagues to roll out community mobilization programs to prevent VAW in more than 13 districts in Uganda. She provided leadership for advocating for legislations on VAW i.e engaged in policy formulation at a local level (influenced the enactment of the first ever Domestic Violence bylaw in Uganda for Kawempe Division) and effectively participated in the drafting of the Domestic Violence Bill and spearheaded the Domestic Violence Bill coalition’s successful advocacy process for the Domestic Violence Act with civil society, policy makers, media and grassroots communities.
She brings 13 years of professional experience focused on VAW programme development and implementation. She has worked with diverse stakeholders, bilateral donor agencies, UN agencies, international and national NGOs, national consultants and leading academic institutions. Tina is a member of the Independent Advisory Board for the DFID-UK ‘What works to prevent violence against women and girls’ global program and a member of the Global Women’s Leadership Council. Tina participated in WithoutViolence Voices from the Field 2014 Fellowship to develop more effective solutions-oriented, evidence-based communications and advocacy strategies that can help broaden and deepen engagement with the issue of violence against children and women.