Zelda Kakayi, the party’s Youth Coordinator for the metropolitan region says their observation is that despite the numerical strength, many female youths are shunning away from political activism over recurring forms of sexual harassment that continue to make them more vulnerable.
Dr Paul Zirimala, the officer in- charge of Wakiso Health IV, notes that the most conditions registered from the sites over the last months has been Hernia. Dr Zirimala says that on average they have been performing five to seven hernia surgeries on patients working from the quarry sites.
The new inequalities stem around the climate crisis, and the progress of the technological transformation that includes renewables and energy efficiency, digital finance and digital health solutions. According to UNDP, the two seismic shifts could trigger a new great divergence, the kind not seen since the Industrial Revolution, as they shape the next century.
Jaliah Zabibu Namatovu, the MUWOGOMA chairperson, says for all the years of artisan gold mining in Mubende, women were almost being locked out from most of the juicy areas and limited to washing, panning, sieving and sorting activities.
Michel Ssenoga, operating in Kira town, says lack of public toilets has forced some people in the municipality to resort to desperate means of disposing their waste like defecating in open areas, incomplete buildings and street corridors.