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The World Bank has been steadily increasing its support for privatized education in lower-income countries despite mounting evidence that this approach is freezing out poorer children – especially girls – and doesn’t improve education quality. Oxfam’s new report " False Promises " published ahead...
Endorsed by: CARE Uganda, Medical Teams International, Plan International, Action Against Hunger, Humanitarian Inclusion, Save The Children, Relief International and International Rescue Committee The launch of Uganda’s Health Sector Integrated Refugee Response Plan (HSIRRP) is an opportunity to...
January 23, Kampala: The Uganda Tax System is widening the inequality gap according to a new report launched today by Oxfam, SEATINI and other members of the Tax Justice Alliance Uganda. The report launch, which was officiated by the Minister of Finance Hon. Matia Kasaija, comes as political and...
Kampala, Uganda xxx 2018 – The international aid organisation Oxfam and partners have successfully concluded a UGX 21 billion project that was funded with European Union Humanitarian Aid and supported over 200,000 South Sudanese refugees and their host communities in West Nile region. Oxfam was the...
19 NGOs call on international donors to share responsibility and increase funding One of the biggest biometric verification processes ever undertaken has confirmed that Uganda is hosting 1.1 million refugees, by far the largest number in Africa and the third largest worldwide. With the scale of the...
28/08/2018. Kampala, Uganda –Oxfam and partner Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET) has today launched a report showing the ways in which the unpaid care and domestic workload on women keeps them poor and perpetuates inequality over generations. According to the report, women spend 8hours daily on...
Following the unrest during the Arua by-election last week, Oxfam in Uganda calls upon government to respect the rights of those arrested and initiate inclusive national dialogues to address Uganda’s human rights, governance and political issues. The dozens of people, including MPs and women who...
The Members Parliament of Uganda Plot 16-18 Parliament Avenue P.O. Box 7178 Kampala-Uganda Dear Hon. Members of Parliament, We write to express our concerns regarding the implications of Constitution (Amendment) Bill No. 13/2017 which was tabled in Parliament on 13th July 2017. The Bill seeks to...
KAMPALA – The Government of Uganda is calling for deliberate efforts towards increased funding and support for local and national actors in refugee response. To promote the financing of local actors, government, through the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) under the Office of the...
Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response Uganda hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa, and is among the top refugee hosting countries globally. Every day more people, mostly women and children,...

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