women land rights

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...
About Oxfam Oxfam is a worldwide organisation working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. Oxfam in Uganda works with others to end inequality and its injustices. Background Oxfam in Uganda with funding from SIDA is...
November 2019 marked the third edition of the land learning journey under the land learning series. It was held in Kampala, Soroti and Amuria Districts, Uganda. It was the first edition to be held in Africa. The topic of the land journey in Uganda was ‘Property rights, land tenure security and...
Unjust Land systems and weak dispute resolution mechanisms are driving inequality in the country according to a new land report launched today by Oxfam. Titled Locked out, the land and inequality report explores the ways in which unjust land systems drive inequality making the poor poorer while 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 carried out a study on land and inequality inUganda dubbed “Locked out: How unfair land systems are leaving the rich richer and the poor poorer.” This report highlights the link between land and inequality and underscores the need to review policies, laws and regulations governing...
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