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Kadaga to resolve Gender, Finance committees rift on NSSF Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga says she will meet the chairpersons of the Gender and Finance Committees who have disagreed over the processing of the National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019. Kadaga told Parliament that she will meet both chairpersons in order to forge …

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FOWODE wins award for championing gender and equity budgeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) has been recognized for their pioneering role in advocating for Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in Uganda. FOWODE were Wednesday night announced winner of a prestigious award by the Equal Opportunities Commission in the category of Civil Society Organisations. They were recognized for …

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Government moves to regulate arts industry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A list of ten rules and regulations have been set by the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development to be followed by musicians and others in the arts industry to follow when releasing their works to the public. Among them is having the works …

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Increase budget for PWDs- Gender Minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Gender and Culture, Hon. Peace Mutuzo has asked Parliament to consider approving the proposed budget increase for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs). She said that the current budget of Shs2 billion is insufficient and cannot support the 12.8 million PWDs. “In …

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Clashes after women enter flashpoint Indian temple

Thiruvananthapuram, India | AFP | Violence erupted in southern India on Wednesday after two women defied traditionalists to enter one of Hinduism’s holiest temples for the first time since a landmark court ruling. Police fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon as protests and clashes between rival groups erupted …

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Museveni does not cook

Uganda’s Museveni under fire for saying men shouldn’t cook Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni came under fire Monday for saying he had not stepped into the kitchen since he got married, and that it was not a man’s role to cook. “The head of the home …

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