COVID-19

Education Advocacy with A Difference (EAWAD), International Aid Services, Oxfam, Save the Children, PaCT Uganda, World Vision and Partners call on government and other stakeholders to prioritize continuity of learning and protection of children in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The closure of...
Greetings from the Civil Society fraternity in Uganda. We welcome the International Monetary Fund (IMF) support extended to Uganda and other developing countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This move by the IMF is commendable given the health and economic challenges that Uganda is facing...
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oxfam conducted a rapid global survey with partners and allies in the women’s rights sector to understand the impact of this unprecedented global health crisis on women’s rights and feminist organizations and networks2, and the communities with whom...
It’s 2021 and schools have to re-open after a mandatory lockdown was imposed on all institutions across the country, which was meant to curb the spread of Covid-19. Uganda, like the rest of the world, experienced the Covid-19 pandemic and its disruptive effects on people’s lives. Women and men in...
International Women’s Day is marked on 8 March. The day is celebrated across the world to recognise milestones made towards women empowerment and equality. While there is a lot to celebrate across the globe, this year’s commemoration also coincides with a major threat to the gains of women — the...
The 1,000 richest people on the planet recouped their COVID-19 losses within just nine months, but it could take more than a decade for the world’s poorest to recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic, reveals a new Oxfam report today. ‘The Inequality Virus’ is being published on the...
This article was produced with the financial support of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the Education for Life consortium partners and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union
This year’s International Day of the Girl Child was commemorated under the theme, “My Voice, Our Equal Future.” We celebrated the milestones we have realized in making the world a better place for girls to become better leaders, entrepreneurs and change-makers, but also pondered upon the challenges...
People seeking safety are trapped at borders across Eastern Africa due to COVID-19 measures A coalition of international, national, and refugee-led organizations in the Horn, East and Central Africa (HECA) have today called on governments in the region to reopen borders for asylum seekers. The...
58-year-old Lambert is living to prove that stereotypes and negative cultural norms can be dismantled even while living in a very patriarchal rural society. He now comfortably shares household chores with his wife,their 3 daughters and 3 sons. As a family, they all freely discuss finances,...

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