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Uganda U-20 team routs Kenya 7-2 in World Cup qualifier

Kenya 🇰🇪 2  Uganda 🇺🇬 7 Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Two goals each from lead striker Juliet Nalukenge and Sumaya Komuntale gave Uganda’s Under 20 women’s team a resounding 7-2 victory over hosts Kenya at Nyayo stadium, Nairobi on Saturday afternoon. Other goals came from Margaret Kunihira, captain Fauzia Najjemba …

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EPRC: Men doing work traditionally done by women

Makerere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new study by the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) has found notable shifts where men are increasingly taking on care work that was traditionally assigned to women. This is against the fact that previous data has stipulated that women and girls spend twice …

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UN Women chief asks Taliban to respect rights of Afghan women

United Nations | Xinhua | A United Nations (UN) high-ranking official on Thursday called on the Taliban authorities in Afghanistan to respect the rights of women. “Women have a right to peaceful protest and to a life free of violence. In taking control of Afghanistan, the Taliban authorities assume a duty …

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UWEAL seeks UGX 25Bn for an incubation centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Women Entrepreneurs Association Limited-UWEAL has launched a fundraising drive of 25 billion shillings to construct an incubation facility to help boost women’s businesses in Uganda. Barbara Ofwono Buyondo, the chairperson UWEAL says that the facility will be constructed at Namanve Industrial Park on …

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Women activists against women sleeping in markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women activists have asked the government to look beyond mosquito nets and provide women spending nights in markets with security and sanitary places to guarantee their safety. On Friday last week, President Yoweri Museveni asked women vendors to sleep in the markets to reduce contact …

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