inequality

When Uganda’s richest 10 percent earned 2.3 times more than its poorest 40 percent in 2009, any concerned person would be curious to understand what drives such a discrepancy and how best to bridge the gap between the poor and the rich. The contributors to such a big gap are mainly land, education...
Oxfam, partners, and allies’ research and experience in Uganda clearly shows that climate change is already exacerbating poverty and inequality in the country. Oxfam believes that influencing the government to invest in helping people adapt and build resilience to climate change will increase food...
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...
Inequities in land ownership and access are possibly one of the most common injustices that have persisted in Uganda since the pre-colonial times. Unfair land use policies and practices and the lack of security of tenure must be immediately addressed if Uganda is to achieve its development goals...
PELUM Uganda has enjoyed great collaboration with Oxfam since 2006. Our journey together has been very rewarding. In the earlier years, we greatly profited from institutional strengthening of PELUM Uganda, her members and the farmers on Farmer Led Documentation and Knowledge sharing. Later on, we...
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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...
Inequality has grown to extreme levels worldwide. Oxfam believes that inequality is not inevitable. In 2014, we launched the Even It Up campaign worldwide, starting to focus attention on the solutions to this trend. We set out a vision of a “high road” of economic and political choices...
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Oxfam in Uganda combines all its work (humanitarian, long term development and Advocacy) in order to influence and achieve change at national level. By this we are able to influence formulation and implementation of policies, budgeting processes, social practices, attitudes and beliefs, in such a...
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