Uganda Uganda’s policy framework is generally supportive of women’s economic activity, with female labour force participation (FLFP) increasing in recent years (68.2% as at 2021) though still lower than men’s (73.9%). Additional progress can be made by implementing interventions to address entrenched social norms limiting women from fully contributing to the Ugandan economy and society.

Key findings











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Improve and advocate for implementation and monitoring of key legislation around women’s land ownership, girls’ education, and gender-based violence.



Address inequitable intra-household norms via household-level interventions to foster discussions around fairer decision-making and division of household responsibilities.

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Commission and undertake research on the impact of and solutions to economic violence against women (including asset and land dispossession).


Sectors Covered

The Uganda country report covers the Agriculture (Coffee, Maize), Fishing and Aquaculture, and Tourism and Hospitality sectors, including sector-specific key findings and proposed policy and programmatic recommendations.





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