inequality

This newsletter provides a snapshot of the latest developments on work around our HECA vision programmatic priorities and how the issues therein have been highlighted further as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On tackling inequality, we continue to address issues around civic engagement and...
International Women’s Day was on 8 March 2021 and with it, a reminder that Uganda and the world at large are still struggling with the issues that have for long slowed down the success of women. In 2020, the coronavirus lockdown demonstrated the day-to-day hardships that women face in their lives...
24.03.2020, Kampala . In research released today, Oxfam highlighted that the numerous challenges in acquiring a Certificate of Customary Ownership limit women's ability to successfully defend their interests in land hence driving inequality. Carried out in Kasese, Soroti, Butaleja and Pader...
Corona Virus has fed off and increased existing inequalities hitting people living in poverty harder than the rich and has particularly severe impacts on women, Afro-descendants, indigenous peoples and historically marginalized and oppressed communities around the world. This has greatly impacted...
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...
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...

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