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Women’s vulnerability increased during COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On March.30, the International Center for Research on Women held a policy dialogue with government officials from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Equal Opportunities Commission, Parliament of Uganda, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, women’s groups in the informal sector, and civil society organisations …

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The world must avoid another food crisis

It is becoming clear that the Ukraine war’s economic and humanitarian repercussions – especially rising food prices – will be felt far beyond Europe, and international community must act now. COMMENT | NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA | The war in Ukraine is causing immense, heart-wrenching human suffering. At the World Trade Organization, …

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More private schools could close: EPRC study

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seventy-seven percent of the teachers in private schools didn’t return to the schools where they were teaching prior 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, a new survey by the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) released on Monday has shown. Rehema Kahunde, a researcher at …

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