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  • Policy advocacy on sexual & gender-based violence

    Policy advocacy on sexual & gender-based violence

    Funding available, with overall supervision from our CPAR Uganda Board Chair, Prof. Dr. Christopher Garimoi Orach (PhD, MPH, MMed, DPH, MB ChB; Cert. in Refugee Studies, Cert. in Health Emergencies in Large Pops), our CPAR Uganda Managing Director, Ms. Norah Owaraga (MScDevMgmt(Open); DipDevMgmt(Open); BA Communication Studies), a cultural anthropologist and communication expert, will take the […]

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  • Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

    Ignite conversations & PRA on sexual & gender-based violence

    Funding available, during a one-year period, CPAR Uganda will identify, train and mentor 14 young people (13 women and 1 man) to become innovators who are able to produce community theatre interventions (drama, poetic recitals, dance, storytelling, music, puppetry, fine art, etc.) and audio-visual content (radio, television, community film, social media and ICT generally) on […]

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  • Our reading room is open

    Our reading room is open

    “Do you have a test or an exam coming up? Are you looking for where to read? Is home too noisy and inconveniencing? Are you within Lira? Visit the CPAR Uganda Reading Room within its Learning Centre on Plot 5 Makerere Road, Lira City, for the best convenient place to read. It’s spacious, quiet and […]

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  • Video: Tuberculosis in Uganda

    Video: Tuberculosis in Uganda

    “It is where she was working as a maid for Indians that is where she got the problem. When you are cooking their food you have to put a lot of chillies in it,” explained a mother of how she believes her teenage daughter got infected with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). This was April 2017, during […]

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  • Good reason social media shouldn’t be restricted

    Good reason social media shouldn’t be restricted

    “What interests me the most is what we can do with social and digital media. The ability to promote research directly to the public, and hear their feedback, while connecting academics and their wider audiences is an unparalleled opportunity for universities. I might not be able to persuade every academic I work with to join […]

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  • Being a ‘big man’ among Kumam

    Being a ‘big man’ among Kumam

    Initially in Kumam culture, being a ‘big man’ was earned from inheritance. For example, when the father died, it was the first borne male child who inherited the cattle riches; owned all of the land that was his father’s. He took over the position of the late father and automatically he became a ‘big man’ […]

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  • ‘Big Man’ in Teso is he who can ‘shake mangoes’

    ‘Big Man’ in Teso is he who can ‘shake mangoes’

    Some time ago, as I was growing up, as a young girl, a ‘big man’ in Teso was classified as one who possessed a lot of wealth in form of large herds of livestock; extensive land; married many wives; had homesteads and granaries of food stuffs; and had produced many children. This has changed in […]

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  • Research brings positive impact on daily lives

    We, at CPAR Uganda, are privileged to work closely with Dr. Ben Jones, a lecturer in development studies at the University of East Anglia (UEA). For a two year period 2021 to 2023, Dr. Jones is the Principal Investigator for our research and policy advocacy project: “Challenging Categories: Educated Unemployed Youth as Institutional Innovators in […]

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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 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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