The “She” Word in Uganda’s Job Market

This article was originally published by Youth4policy. For years, Uganda has demonstrated commitment to gender equality through legal and constitutional means. This is in addition to various national policy and strategy documents. The most notable of these is the Women and Gender Development Policy of 2000 [i]and the National Strategy for Gender Development of 2008[ii]. Additionally, the National Gender

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Tackling Uganda’s employment challenge

Originally posted on Centre for Development Alternatives. This post is the third of a 3-part series on Uganda’s employment challenge. The creation of decent employment at scale must be Uganda’s number one priority. UBOS’ most reliable statistics tell us that large-scale underemployment and vulnerable employment in the informal sector affect the majority of labour force participants,

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Millions of Young People Need Better Job Skills. Here’s How Businesses Can Help

Globalization, technology, expanding webs of trade and commerce, automation and the rise of artificial intelligence are changing labour markets at a rapid, uneven pace around the world. As a global community, we must ask ourselves: are we preparing the world’s young men and women for this changing world of work? Are they getting the education

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Stories on Depression: Your Experience as an Anxious Person is Just as Valid as Theirs

anxiety, the mental health narrative that doesn’t get talked about have you ever tried telling someone that your anxiety might not be compatible with theirs and the first thing it made them feel was personally attacked? either they’re unmitigatedly self-absorbed or they simply lack the mental strength to see beyond themselves enough to not invalidate

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