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20:17
20:17

Govt Helpline Insufficient for Girls Harassed on the Internet -Activists 6 1

Mondo Kyateeka, the Commissioner of Youth and Children’s Affairs says that girls need to start reporting cases of cyber harassment through the line noting that all through the lockdown which involved school closures, they were receiving other cases such as sexual assault, incest and torture.
17:03
17:03

Gov't to Prioritize Completion of Moroto Remand Home Juveniles 2 1

Fred Ngabirano, the Commissioner of Youth and Children’s Affairs in the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and Focal Point Person for the Moroto Juvenile Remand says the ministry will first complete and operationalize Moroto Remand Home ahead of other regional homes in Masindi and Gulu.
16:32
16:32

Men Increasingly Taking on Work Traditionally Assigned to Women-EPRC unpaid care work 2 1

Prof. Paul Bakuluki of Makerere University’s Department of Social Work and Social Administration who was one of the investigators said men had started unpaid care work such as preparing food, fetching water and cleaning whereas their female counterparts are embracing non-traditional roles such as paying for food and meeting costs of health care.
12:27
12:27

SAGE Beneficiaries in Lira Die Before Receiving Stipend 6 2

Records from the Community Development Office show that 24 beneficiaries died before they received the money in the first phase of the program in June 2020.
10:33
10:33

Laroo- Pece Division Councilors Demand Audit of COVID-19 Relief Cash Beneficiaries Laroo-Pece Division 3

Margaret Lanyero, the female councillor for Tegwana West says that in her area, the chairpersons were side-lined leading to irregularities.
14:22
14:22

MOH’s Move to Retest Migrant Workers to the Middle East Frustrates Companies Ministry of Health 5 1

According to the new directive which comes amidst concerns of migrant workers testing negative while still in the country only for them to test positive at arrival in their countries of destination, workers are supposed to present results done within 24 hours of travel at the airport. They also must be verified for authenticity.
18:36
18:36

Address Youth Vulnerability in Politically Motivated Violence-IGAD Conflicts 2 1

The IGAD Executive Secretary Workneh Gebeyehu says that the young people are particularly vulnerable to being mobilized into destructive occupations such as ethnic and politically motivated violence, criminal enterprises and radicalization into violent extremism.
10:38
10:38

Gov't Planning to Increase Monthly Stipend for Elders SAGE 2 1

During her monitoring visit to Katakwi District on Thursday, Kanyike said the ministry’s technical team is developing a cabinet paper to be discussed in the cabinet on how to reduce the age of beneficiaries.
16:17
16:17

Construction of Moroto Children's Remand Home Stalls 1 1

According to Bumba, the first phase included the construction of the boys’ dormitory that was expected to be completed in March this year is still ongoing.
11:35
11:35

Sheema, Moroto Districts Perform well in Youth Funds Recovery 2 1

Although the program has registered numerous challenges in recovery and project implementation, the new findings by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development through independent consultants from the university of California Los Angeles and Makerere University indicates that at least some districts performed well.
17:47
17:47

Gov’t Needs UGX 5bn Annually to Facilitate Export of Labour human trafficking 1 1

According to the Gender Minister, Peace Mutuuzo Regis, the money is needed to support the department of employment to facilitate the establishment of a one-stop centre for all Government agencies involved in clearance and support of Migrant workers.
12:58
12:58

Minister Faults CDOs, Town Clerks for Failing YLP, UWEP 3 1

Mukwaya, who is on a working visit in Entebbe monitoring the two programmes also faulted the Town Clerk Katabi town council on failure to monitor all government employees meant to assist the local population on community development.
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