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Tag: Research

  • The development assistance that Pallisa needs

    The development assistance that Pallisa needs

    We would welcome 100 percent interventions that come to Pallisa to do empirical research in Pallisa for Pallisa. The doctor will assess you and will send you to the lab to conduct that test to know what he is treating. For us in Pallisa we are treating something we don’t know. Is that allowed, to…

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  • Research – perception of young people & deviance

    Research – perception of young people & deviance

    “What is the public perception on young people and deviance?” This is the research question that Babiine, a BSc Criminology and Sociology student in her third year, is conducting for her undergraduate dissertation. This is an invitation to you to participate by completing an online survey. Click here to complete the survey Please, also share…

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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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  • Our fight against sexual and gender-based violence

    Our fight against sexual and gender-based violence

    CPAR Uganda plans to identify, train and mentor young people, mostly young women, 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 sexual and gender-based violence in their respective communities.…

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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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