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E.g., 03/23/2019
E.g., 03/23/2019
Transforming Care After Conflict How gendered care relations are being redefined in northern Uganda
Northern Uganda has suffered from chronic food shortages and high levels of poverty, political insecurity and adverse environmental conditions. Women can be particularly disadvantaged, constrained by a lack of access to and control over resources, patriarchal exploitation, and harmful social norms...
In Uganda, the humanitarian context is characterized by conflicts (internal and external), food insecurity, natural disasters, and epidemic outbreaks. These are due to both internal and external factors. Since the Oxfam is working with partners CEFORD to provide life-saving assistance providing...
Oxfam and PELUM During the Joint Sector Review (JSR) for the Lands, Housing and Urban Development (LHUD) sector, civil societies participated and gave their recommendations to the different participants present including Government Departments, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development,...
The governments of Uganda and Tanzania have agreed to build a 1, 445 KM crude oil pipeline at an estimated cost of US$ 3.55 billion. To learn and inform the project, we convened a meeting for key actors in the Extractives industries. Read the communique for more details.
Photo credit: Julius Kasujja/Oxfam
Oxfam’s global Even It Up campaign aims to set the terms of the debate and to amplify the voices of people and CSOs in order to influence change and advocate for effective policies and practices that will have a lasting impact. This study of inequality in Uganda nationalizes the global campaign and...
Community members are now working hand in hand to monitor and demand for accountability for services
Uganda is currently implementing a number of policy and administrative measures to generate revenues to finance service delivery and development projects. Revenues are being targeted from both tax and non-tax sources. Citizens are obliged by law to pay taxes, and the government is required to let...
David Zakayo with his child. Through the Oxfam We care training, men like David now help out in house hold chores as well as taking care of their children. Most men in David's community in Lamwo district would leave all the responsibility of care work to women
2015/2016 was a busy year in Uganda in different spheres especially politically with electoral campaigns dominating the larger part of the year. We consolidated our ambitious strategic change process as enshrined in our Country Strategy towards a shift in our program work. This shift had profound...
This publication showcases how Oxfam and partners are empowering youth through various interventions to unleash their underlying potential. Oxfam believes that the issues youth are faced with will be addressed only if there is a major shift in the educational curriculum to include vocational and...
Gender norms and stereotypes constrain the opportunities for both women and men. According to World Bank gender overview, gender inequality has put females at a disadvantage with women facing legal and social barriers that prevent them from owning or inheriting assets, and accessing credit. In most...
Whereas the numbers of arrivals have come down as compared to the previous year, more refugees continue coming into Uganda. In January 2016, the number of new arrivals increased to over 300 per day. Oxfam and our local partners CEFORD and ACORD have supported South Sudanese refugees and members of...

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