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Professor Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo

Rank: Professor

Grace Bantebya-Kyomuhendo is a Professor of Women and Gender Studies; and advocate for gender equality, social transformation and respect for women’s rights.  She is a distinguished social anthropologist with a wealth of experience in gender/ feminist and social norms research. Prof. Bantebya is the Principal Investigator (PI) on the “Whole University Approach: Kicking Sexual Harassment out of Higher Education Institutions in Uganda” (KISH Project).   Grace is also a PI of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Growth Opportunities for Women (GrOW) project: “From Promises to Actions: Shifting Gender Norms and Public Perceptions about Unpaid Care Work in Workplaces and Families in Uganda.” She is also a Co PI of the Eastern African Social and Gender Norms Learning Collaborative (EALC)Network hosted by Makerere University, School of Women and Gender Studies and CARE International Uganda.  Prof. Bantebya is a member of the Vice-Chancellor’s one hindered (100) eminent member Committee for investigating Sexual Harassment (SH) at Makerere University. She has successfully chaired a number of SH allegations against staff to their conclusion. Prof. Bantebya is one of the International Sexual Exploitation and abuse (SEA) investigator under CARE international Uganda office.  She is Social Anthropologist with a wealth of experience in gender feminist research.

Prof. Kyomuhendos  other  research projects include   “Transforming the Lives of Girls and Young women in Uganda, Ethiopia, Viet Nam and Nepal; Strengthening Linkages Between Poverty Reduction Strategies and Child Protection Initiatives by both projects commissioned by the Overseas Development Institute (United Kingdom); Shame, Social Exclusion and the Effectiveness of Anti-poverty Programmes  supported by ESRC and  “Does ‘shame-proofing’ anti-poverty programmes improve their effectiveness:  Theory of change and impact policy evaluation in cross-national settings,  and  the recent one Prevention of Sexual Harassment in Higher Education Institutions in Uganda.  She has published widely,  most recent  Florence Muhanguzi and Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo (2021) Teenage Pregnancy and Social Inequality: An impediment to achieving schooling for all in Uganda REFORMING EDUCATION AND CHALLENGING INEQUALITIES IN SOUTHERN CONTECTS RESEARCH AND POLICY IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (EDS)Pauline Rose Madeleine Arnot Rojeger Jeffery and  Nidhi Singal Routledge ;  Grace Kyomuhendo et al (2018) Empowering adolescent girls in developing countries: gender justice and norm change Routledge 2 Park Square, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4RN and by Routledge 711 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017  and Grace Bantebya Kyomuhendo, Elaine Chase and Florence Kyoheirwe Muhanguzi (2019) chapter  2  Children and Young People’s Experiences of Managing Poverty-Related Shame in Uganda and the UK ..IN  Keetie Roelen, Richard Morgan and Yisak Tafere (Eds) Putting Children First New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in AfricaISBN-13: 978-3-8382-1317-0 ibidem-Verlag, Stuttgart 2019 copyright © CROP, 2019 Alle Rechte vorbehalten