Author Archives: Carol Azungi Dralega

Wheels in motion – with ambitious SDG17 proposition

Last week, 55 senior researchers and actors from 20 countries from global North and South came together to deliver a most ambitious proposal to the EU COST ACTION Program. If awarded, the project will boost SDG17 through system thinking. It … Continue reading

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Women working with technology in rural Norway: experiences of rurality as a double-edged sword

It was a tall order, an academic exercise aimed at exploring a phantom. Tickling our curiosity were concerns whether indeed women, highly educated, pursuing tech-driven careers in academia, research, innovation and media industries were to be found in the rural … Continue reading

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Mentoring young journalists covering the UNESCO WPFD 2019 events in Addis Ababa

IT had been almost 2 decades since I worked in the busy newsroom of Uganda’s leading daily, the New Vision Corporation. That was way back in 2000, before I went for further studies in Norway and changed my professional life … Continue reading

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Why pinch when you can punch? The philosophy of a political cartoonist for peace

«If you can’t beat them, you laugh at them» These were the words of a hardened political cartoonist Zunar (Zulkiflee Sm Anwar Ulhaque) from Malasia. According to Zunar, who has been jailed 5 times, banned from travel and has had … Continue reading

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3 Oscar wins for Black Panther cements the powerful gender statement

Find the film review that I wrote for the International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology (GST) here. 2 black women win 2 of 3 Oscars for Black Panther. BBC article here on the historic win for Black Panther here. … Continue reading

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Innovation from a feminist perspective

Originally posted on NORDWIT:
Innovation, which is traditionally defined as any idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption, is a vital part of Nordwit research, as we aim to learn…

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Eternal moments and everyday violences: Motherhood

It is really a gift of life. An eternal moment. I am having them more frequently these days. This picture was taken by Marco during one of such moments. The moment when time itself is unhinged. Neither passing nor still. … Continue reading

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The imposter syndrom – The monster on my back!

Stop! Dont Move… “It’s right behind me, isn’t it?” I felt a cold shiver run down my spine. The monster was back. My throat felt like a prison, my words wrapped and trapped in fear and inadequacy. You see, I … Continue reading

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PROJECT GRANT NEWS: Parenting in the digital age: empowering digital migrant families in Norway with resources and skills for videogame regulation

We have just been honoured with research funds from The Norwegian Media Authority in conjunction with the Lottery Authority and SPILLFORSK (Videogame Research Authority) to pursue Action Research on video game regulation. The research focusing on non-western families across Norway will commence … Continue reading

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The 4 success factors of the Norway – Uganda NORHED project

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In 2013, partner institutions:? Uganda Christian University (UCU); NLA Gimlekollen University College in Norway and University of KwazuluNatal in South Africa recieved about 11 Million Norwegian Kroners from the NORHED/NORAD Program to undertake a…

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