Uganda

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...
Joint statement by 26 international NGOs in Uganda on the need for urgent action to address gaps in funding for the refugee response Uganda hosts the largest number of refugees in Africa, and is among the top refugee hosting countries globally. Every day more people, mostly women and children,...
Oxfam in Uganda has today launched a four-year project titled “Resilient Learners, Teachers and Education systems in South Sudan and Uganda” aimed at improving and strengthening the non-formal and formal education system, targeting teachers and educators in Uganda refugee settlements and South...
Transforming Care After Conflict How gendered care relations are being redefined in northern Uganda
Northern Uganda has suffered from chronic food shortages and high levels of poverty, political insecurity and adverse environmental conditions. Women can be particularly disadvantaged, constrained by a lack of access to and control over resources, patriarchal exploitation, and harmful social norms...
Uganda’s “open door” policy toward refugees – now being held up around the world as a gold standard – could quickly buckle and fail unless the international community respond in full to the country’s $673 million UN appeal. International donors have pledged only $117 million so far to Uganda out of...
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