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    • The State obligation to respect, protect and fulfill economic, social and cultural rights in the context of business activities 

      Nabwowe Kasule, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2017)
      Uganda has embarked on an ambitious programme to become an upper middle-income country by 2020.1 In line with this agenda, the National Development Plan (NDP II) prioritizes private sector led economic growth — particularly ...
    • Social and Economic Rights in Uganda: Has the National Development Plan II (2015/16-2019/20) lived up to its Expectations? 

      Nabwowe Kasule, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2019)
      Uganda’s Second National Development Plan (NDP II) 2015/16-2019/20 has as its theme ‘Strengthening Uganda’s Competitiveness for Sustainable Wealth Creation, Employment and Inclusive Growth.” The NDP II is the second in ...
    • Social accountability as a tool for realization of economic and social rights 

      Nabwowe Kasule, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), 2016)
      Social Accountability can be defined as citizens’ capacity to hold the state and service providers to account in order to make them more responsive to the needs of citizens and beneficiaries. Examples of social accountability ...
    • Beyond Statistics: How can we achieve universal basic education of acceptable quality in Uganda? 

      Nabwowe, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (2014)
      The Right to Education is guaranteed under article 30 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda; the country is, moreover party to International Conventions that guarantee this right, including the International ...
    • 2021 General Elections: Voting for Quality Service Delivery 

      Namusobya, Salima; Nabwowe Kasule, Angella; Mncwabe, Nokukhanya (Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA), 2020)
      The focus of this 12th issue of the Economic and Social Rights Advocacy (ESRA) Brief, produced by the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), has as its theme: 2021 General Elections: Voting for Quality Service ...
    • Understanding Illicit Financial Flows 

      Akina Mama wa Afrika (Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), 2018)
      Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) are the movements of money or capital from one country to another that are illegally earned, acquired, transferred or utilized. Capital being transferred is considered illicit when: First, ...
    • Minimum Wage and Women at Work 

      Ntale, Anita (Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), 2019)
      A minimum wage is ideally the wage below which no worker in an economy should be paid. The ILO defines MW as; The minimum amount of remuneration that an employer is required to pay wage earners for the work performed ...
    • Gendered Dimensions of The Economic Impacts of Covid-19 In Uganda 

      Nampewo, Zahara (Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), 2020)
      In Covid-19, the world faces its biggest global crisis for decades. This is evident in the cost of lives lost as well as the overstretching of all resources, human and economic in order to counter the spread and to ...
    • All you need to know about ILO Convention 190 and Recommendation 206 on Violence and Harassment in the world of work. 

      Akina Mama wa Afrika (Akina Mama wa Afrika, 2019)
      Violence and harassment at work is a human rights issue. It affects workplace place relations, worker engagement, health productivity, quality of public and private services, and enterprise reputation. It affects labour ...
    • The state of social protection in Uganda in response to Covid-19 

      Ssanyu, Rebecca (Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), 2020)
      Social protection is a major development intervention because it directly reduces poverty, supports excluded citizens to access services, provides a foundation on which to build productive livelihoods, and enables ...
    • The effect of The COVID-19 pandemic on women labor related rights 

      Muhwezi-Mpaga, Phiona (Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), 2020)
      On 11th March, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. Following the declaration, the government of the Republic of Uganda having confirmed its ...
    • A feminist approach to sex work 

      Akina Mama wa Afrika(AMwA) (Akina Mama wa Afrika(AMwA), 2016)
      The purpose of this technical brief is to promote a common understanding of an intersectional feminist analysis and approach to sex work in the context of Uganda, where multiple often divisive arguments have been advanced ...
    • Performance of Public-Private Partnerships in delivering social services: The Case of Universal Secondary Education Policy Implementation in Uganda 

      Barungi, Mildred; Kasirye, Ibrahim (Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), 2015)
      After implementing the Universal Primary Education policy for 10 years, Uganda initiated the Universal Secondary Education (USE) policy in 2007. The objective of the USE initiative was to equitably increasing access to ...
    • Poverty and inequality dynamics in Uganda: Insights from the Uganda National Panel Surveys 2005/6 and 2009/10 

      Ssewanyana, Sarah; Kasirye, Ibrahim (Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC), 2012)
      While Uganda has made significant efforts in reducing the proportion of individuals and households living below the absolute poverty line, nearly 10 percent of the households continue to live in persistent or chronic ...
    • Gender Justice and Reconciliation in Northern Uganda 

      Opinia, Sylvia; Bubenzer, Friederike (The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR), 2011)
      This policy brief assesses the gender‐specific transitional justice (TJ) needs of survivors of gender‐based violence in Northern Uganda. From November 2010 to February 2011, the Justice and Reconciliation Project (JRP), ...
    • Out of Garamba, into Uganda 

      Titeca, Kristof (Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB), University of Antwerp, 2013)
      Ivory poaching and trading in central and eastern Africa has recently received a lot of attention. On the one hand, there have been a number of analyses highlighted how ‘tusks fund terror’ for the Lord’s Resistance Army ...
    • Is Uganda Ready for Oil Revenues? 

      Tumusiime, Francis (The Governance of Africa’s Resources Programme, 2011)
      Following the discovery of substantial petroleum deposits in Uganda, expectations are high that oil revenues will lead to economic prosperity and improved standards of living. However, if not handled properly, oil revenues ...
    • Provincial Chinese actors in Africa: The case of Sichuan in Uganda 

      Xuefei, Shi (China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI), 2016)
      In 2001, the Chinese government began a strong, sustained push for Chinese companies to increase their outgoing investment. The expansion of China’s “Going Out” or “Going Global” strategy has brought an increasing number ...
    • Empowering Adolescent Girls in Uganda 

      Bandiera, Oriana; Buehren, Niklas; Burgess, Robin; Goldstein, Markus; Gulesci, Selim; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi (Africa Region Gender Practice, 2013)
      The productive potential of adolescent girls in Uganda is critically limited by the reciprocal relationship between low health, education and employment indicators. With little incentive to attain relevant skills training, ...
    • Informal Cross -Border DRC-Uganda Border 

      Titeca, Kristof (UNDP Africa Borderlands Centre, 2020)
      Informal Cross-Border Trade (ICBT) plays a critical role for Uganda and the DRC. It acts as (i) an essential source of livelihoods for traders and their families on both sides of the border; (ii) a crucial source of foreign ...