Prof. Grace Bantebya KyomuhendoMember Representing Research Community, EPRC Board of Management

Grace Bantebya-Kyomuhendo is a Professor of Women and Gender Studies in the School of Women and Gender Studies of Makerere University. She holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Anthropology and a MPhil in Social Anthropology.  She is an experienced trainer/lecturer, researcher and advocate for gender equality and social transformation. 

Grace has done extensive research in poverty and social exclusion, gender poverty and social transformation, Reproductive Health, in particular maternal health, HIV/AIDs in conflict situation, Girls and women’s empowerment and social justices, social norms and institutions impact on girls’ capabilities. She has also researched on women and ICT and Gender and climate change. She has published widely; most recent she has co-edited a book titled, “Poverty and Shame: Global Perspectives.”One of her earlier books “Women, Work and Domestic Virtue in Uganda” obtained an award from African Studies Association.  Grace has been a consultant on numerous projects and assignments. She is also a member to a number of international academic and research boards and currently serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the University Council-Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU).

 

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