oxfam in uganda newsletter

In August 2020, Oxfam in Uganda supported the annual land awareness week where women asked the government, through the Ministry of Lands, to protect their land rights. We also used the World Humanitarian Day as an opportunity to celebrate local humanitarian heroes and to call for a better...
As a lead up to Father’s Day which was celebrated globally last month, Oxfam in Uganda in collaboration with Oxfam International, Men Care Global, Promundo-US, and local partner, Uganda Women’s Network, launched the How I Care campaign to shift the way we think about care work. In our monthly...
In April 2020, Oxfam launched a call to cancel all the debt payments in 2020 so that developing countries like Uganda can maintain and increase social protection and health spending in response to COVID-19. In this newsletter, we bring you highlights of how we influenced G20 Finance Ministers,...
In February 2020, Oxfam and its partners launched a public campaign on blood dubbed, “Fund the Health Sector, Fill the Blood Bank,” aimed at tasking government of Uganda to allocate more domestic funds to the health sector so that Uganda Blood Transfusion Services’ Safe Blood Provision Programme...
At the top of the global economy is a small elite who are unimaginably rich. Their wealth grows exponentially over time, with little effort, and regardless of whether they add value to society. Meanwhile, at the bottom of the economy are women and girls, especially those living in poverty and from...
The Women’s Economic Empowerment and Care (WE-Care) programme has been working since 2013 to reignite progress on gender equality by addressing heavy and unequal unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW). The most recent issue of WE-Care Stories looks back over 2019 and plans exciting activities for the...
A recent Oxfam report dubbed, Forced from Home: Climate - Fuelled Displacement, has warned that today, people are seven times more likely to be internally displaced by cyclones, floods and wildfires than by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, and three times more likely than by conflict. This...
All over the world, land is a productive resource; a source of livelihoods that supports commercial activities especially agriculture. But for many communities especially in Africa, land is more than a just a resource; land is culture, people, heritage, and life. This Newsletter brings you the...
Refugee youth, just like all vulnerable groups across the country, are economically constrained and usually struggle to enjoy increased incomes. Additionally, they have limited access to opportunities and resources which increases their level of vulnerability. This Newsletter brings you a case...
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