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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8 Profitable Business Ideas for any Introvert

If you’re an introvert, chance is you’ve had jobs that you never quite enjoyed. You have several qualities which makes you independent-minded and thrive when you work alone. Understandably, you want to find an enjoyable career path that provides you satisfaction and comfort. As an introvert, you would prefer; work which doesn’t involve teams a business

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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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The 100 Most Influential Young Africans for 2019

In recognition of their works which have impacted lives across the continent, Africa Youth Awards has announced 100 young Africans from 32 African countries in its 2019 ranking of 100 Most Influential Young Africans. In its 4th year, the list has previously helped to celebrate and throw the spotlight on the remarkable achievements and contributions

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The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF) 2020

If you are interested in privacy, affordable Internet, increasing women’s access to digital tools, Internet shutdowns and similar themes, registration for applicants is now open for the Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum (DRIF) 2020. The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum has gained a reputation as an important platform where conversations on digital policy in Africa

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