Gender

BACKGROUND number of progressive policy strides on women’s rights and gender justice have been registered; at global level, Uganda has ratified the Convention on the Elimination of ll Forms of Discrimination Against Women(CEDAW), the International Conference on Population and Development(ICPD), the...
Unequal and heavy unpaid care work has implications for women’s health, well-being, mobility, time for learning new skills and employment opportunities and it perpetuates their unequal status in society. Addressing care work is a critical precondition for women’s political, economic and social...
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...
This report examines the distribution of unpaid care and domestic work in households in the Ugandan districts of Kaabong, Kabale and Kampala. It seeks to understand the connection between social norms and the gendered division of work, including how much time women, men, boys and girls spend on...
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