Josephine Chandiru Drama obtained a Bachelors Degree in Law from Makerere University, Post graduate diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, all in Uganda. She has worked with Support the Empowerment of Women and their Rights for Development (Steward-Org) and Small and Medium Entrepreneurship Capacity Building Organization, South Sudan (SMECOSS) both as a Program Manager. In addition she was Assistant Lecturer for Administrative Law at Uganda Christian University; a Legal Assistant in M/s Bandaru & Co. Advocates and a Volunteer Legal Officer at FIDA -Uganda. She has facilitated dialogue workshops on strengthening relationships between media and security as well as training on selected statutory laws and induction courses for local government administrative officers. She has participated in research on the following topics: perception of the community on the role of the UN and NGOs in state building and peace building; access to justice for vulnerable women and girls in the community; and Capacities and vulnerabilities assessment for community empowerment for peace project.
- Rule of law and traditional justice systems
- The role of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in fragile states in Africa
- Women peace keepers in Africa