from Humanism Uganda
(and IHEYO) are committed to supporting the growth of organised
Humanism in Africa. A vibrant Humanist movement exists in
many African countries, and efforts by African Humanist leaders
to work in a coordinated manner are increasingly attracting
Of Ugandan and Nigerian Humanist Organisations during the
International Women's Conference
At the International interdisciplinary women's conference
at Makerere University - Uganda from 21st to 26th July 2002,
the Uganda Humanist Association (UHASSO) and the Nigerian
Humanist Movement (NHM) organized a demonstration on the fourth
day of the conference.
The aim of the demonstration was to show solidarity with the
women's cause and to oppose all injustices against women.
Humanist Movement was represented by Leo Igwe who was a delegate
and initiator of the idea concerning the demonstration.
The overall aim of the demonstration was to show solidarity
with the women's cause and to oppose all injustices against
The objectives were to:
*attract women and other delegates to Humanism
*demonstrate and gauge the potential of Humanism in Africa.
*oppose witchcraft and witchhunting.