Tomorrow, 8th March, is the 101st International Women's Day.
It's an important day, a reminder that the battle for gender equality is far from won. In many developed and countries, huge steps have been made in the past century. However in many of the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, even the most basic social and legal barriers against gender equality are still in place. Women play a huge part in the economy, yet they have little control over property. In the home, legal rights side with the husband, even though some studies say over half of women in the country have suffered from domestic violence. Estimates say that this oppression is stunting GDP growth by 2%, hampering Uganda efforts to break out of the cycle of poverty.