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On January 27th and 28th 2016, 25 students from 10 project Universities in Uganda visited the Parliament of Rwanda to learn about Rwanda’s political organisation and participation of women in Parliament. The purpose of the visit was to give young University girls an insight of how politics are conducted in another country. Since Rwanda is considered as a role model state, the visit to parliament was to learn about ideas and experiences regarding women political empowerment. Funded by UNDEF, the Strengthening of Young Women’s Civic Participation and Leadership in Uganda is a two-year project focusing on civic education, and voter registration targeting 1,500 young university women aged 18-25 years to actively participate in the 2016 general elections in Uganda as voters, educators, supporters or candidates. Here below are experiences and key learning from 10 of the 25 young women