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20:18
20:18

Gov't Tables NSSF Amendment Bill social protection 2

The Bill proposes 29 amendments with the aim of expanding social security coverage through mandatory contributions of all workers regardless of the size of the enterprise or number of workers. It is also seeks to establish a stakeholder board, provide for midterm access to voluntary contributions and enhance fines.
18:39
18:39

Women Activists Demand Social Protection for Informal Sector uwonet 2 1

Sarah Ogwang the Coordinator Women Empowerment at Uganda Women Network said that due to lack of social protection systems majority of women are victimized at work places and have no hope for the future.
18:50
18:50

Bunyangabu Residents Optimistic as Women’s Day Draws Closer Bunyangabu District 1

Peace Mutuuzo, the Minister of State for Gender and Culture and Bunyangabu Woman Member of Parliament, says they will invite local and cultural leaders from various sub counties that are affected by the girl child drop out to discuss a way forward.
13:53
13:53

Gov't Asked to Spend More on Ending Childhood Poverty unicef ug 2

In Uganda, 93 percent of the countrys children approximately more than 4 million children between the ages of 0-17 live in multi-dimensional poverty, deprived of many of the basic services and fundamental rights like health care, nutrition, education, water, sanitation, shelter and information.
11:57
11:57

Informal Sector Eating Up Global Workforce– UN Study social protection

The findings are revealed in a new report by the International Labour Organisation ILO titled Women and men in the informal economy: A statistical picture. The study also provides comparable estimates on the size of the informal economy and a statistical profile of the sector, using criteria from more than 100 countries.
17:24
17:24

Government Halts Planned Expansion of SAGE Program social protection 1

The Gender, Labor and Social Development, Permanent Secretary, Pius Bigirimana, says although they would wish to cover all elderly people across the country, they are unable to do so because of limited funding.
10:32
10:32

More Civilians Apply for Fire Arms social protection 2

Wilfred Okello Makmot, the Coordinator, Uganda National Focal Point on Small Arms and Light Weapons in the Internal Affairs Ministry, says about 1000 people apply for private firearms annually compared to less than 500 people in the past.
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