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  • Involve youth in Covid-19 vaccination drive

    Involve youth in Covid-19 vaccination drive

    My father inspired me to go for coronavirus vaccination.  At first, I was scared because some people kept saying the vaccine could kill you. And also listening to complaints people had about it. A lady in a WhatsApp group, for example, shared her experience in the hospital when her mother was vaccinated and she said […]

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  • Dr. Ocen on Study I: Cohort of educated young women and the gendered politics of courts

    Dr. Ocen on Study I: Cohort of educated young women and the gendered politics of courts

    Education is supposed to produce a certain level of agency.  It is supposed to help you innovate, to transform situations and to be relevant. We, the research team, want to know whether we have educated unemployed youth in rural Lango. We see people going to school, people graduating from school. We want to explore how […]

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  • Akullo Betty’s gender lens on Ugandan’s concept of work

    Akullo Betty’s gender lens on Ugandan’s concept of work

    When I worked in a law firm, I realized that that was not my calling, because I am person who likes to support people in need. But when a person comes to a law firm, most times it is about how much money do you have for this work. And most women who would come, […]

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  • Akullo Betty on the church and gender issues induced unemployment

    Akullo Betty on the church and gender issues induced unemployment

    Our chief guest (Mr. Alex B. Okello, Permanent Secretary of the Directorate of Ethics and Integrity, Office of the President and Member of the CPAR Uganda Board of Directors), I remember when he used to work with the Uganda Human Rights Commission, they interviewed me, and I lost the job. Why did I lose the […]

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  • Omonya advocates the self-help think of let us do this ourselves

    Omonya advocates the self-help think of let us do this ourselves

    At school the expectation of the young people is much – I am getting out, I get a good job, I will get a good car, you know, I will have a lot of money. But from the first day, after graduation, when there is no job, the expectations begin to wane. They become frustrated […]

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  • Lira University honored to associate with Challenging Categories Project

    Lira University honored to associate with Challenging Categories Project

    As Lira University and in particular, the Faculty of Education of Lira University, we are very deeply honoured and gratified to have this project, “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda” associated with us. We want to say, whatever role this project needs from the Lira University Faculty of Education, we […]

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  • Resident City Commissioner for Lira City appreciates Challenging Categories Project

    Resident City Commissioner for Lira City appreciates Challenging Categories Project

    I see we have distinguished ladies and gentlemen. You will allow me to respect the protocol as we are. Good afternoon. I am delighted to be part of this programme. I was informed about this programme this morning and I prayed to God that I should have the opportunity to be part of it. I […]

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  • Media Coverage on Radio Wa – Launch “Challenging Categories” Project

    Media Coverage on Radio Wa – Launch “Challenging Categories” Project

    CPAR Uganda in partnership with Lira University and the University of East Anglia, UK, today, Saturday, 17th April 2021, launched a research and advocacy project with the theme: “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda”. The project will cover the two regions of Lango and Teso. It aims to find the […]

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  • Young innovators to play key role in Challenging Categories research project

    Young innovators to play key role in Challenging Categories research project

    These are the 10 young innovators who are under the mentorship of our Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga, who will play a direct key role in implementing our research and advocacy project: “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda”– doing field work in Teso and Lango. The young innovators are: Gladys […]

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  • Launch of Two-year research and advocacy project in Lango and Teso

    Launch of Two-year research and advocacy project in Lango and Teso

    CPAR Uganda, Lira University and University of East Anglia, UK, are pleased to announce the inception of our research and advocacy project: “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in Rural Uganda,” funded by the British Academy. Dr. Ben Jones giving the overview of the project during the team workshop The project leaders are […]

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