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0 International Day of Older Pesrsons, 1st October, 2019

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Celebrations for the International Day of Older Persons are under way at Kumi Boma Grounds in Kumi. The theme for this year's celebration is "Economic Empowerment for Older Persons: The Road to Financial Independence". The purpose is to recognize the contributions made by Older Per... Read More →

0 Minister on Monitoring Visit in Busoga, Teso and Bukedi Sub Regions

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The Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Janat Balunzi Mukwaya yesterday visited a women group in Kibuku district that has specialised in adding value to cassava. This is part of the Minister's ongoing performance monitoring visit in Busoga, Bukedi and Teso sub regions. The g... Read More →

0 UGANDA THRILLS GUESTS AT JAMAFEST IN DAR ES SALAAM

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The Ugandan delegation at the East African Community Arts and Culture Festival (JAMAFEST) put up a thrilling show of cultural dances on the first day of the regional fair taking place in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam. It’s the fourth time the festival codenamed Jumuiya ya Afrika Masha... Read More →

0 International Youth Day 2019

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Uganda today 12th August, 2019 joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Youth Day. The commemoration of IYD around the world is intended to raise awareness about the state of youth at all levels. It is a space where government, evaluates efforts and interventions made to trans... Read More →

0 International Labour Day 2019

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Uganda will join workers around the world to celebrate the International Labor Day on 1st May 2019. This day is commemorated in appreciation of the contribution of workers to national development. It is also used to raise both national and international consciousness on the importance of promoting a... Read More →

0 YLP and UWEP Beneficiaries Receive Cheques

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His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has handed over cheques worth 18 billion to different groups under the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme(UWEP) at a handover ceremony in Kampala over the weekend. The handover saw a total of 915 youth gro... Read More →

0 Call For Innovative Projects In The Lead2030 Challenge

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Through multi-sectoral collaboration, the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is working closely with Ministry of Health to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable groups. Particular focus is on prevention and treatment for Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs) that are greatly affec... Read More →

0 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

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The 16 Days of Activism Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (GBV) is commemorated globally during the period of 25th November (International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10th December (International Human Rights Day). The Campaign was initiated in 1991 by the Centre for Wome... Read More →

0 National Technical Meeting On Productive Employment Creation, Challenges And Opportunities For Sector Growth In Uganda

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The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) recently concluded an Employment Diagnostic Analysis (EDA) in consultation with social partners and other key stakeholders. Validated on 25th April  2018, the EDA “aimed to understand the nature of the deficiency of productive ... Read More →

0 PS Pius Bigirimana Chairs ILO’s Executive Session on Occupied Arab Territories

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  Under the auspices of Uganda being a member of the International Labour Organisation (ILO’s) governing body, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Mr. Pius Bigirimana, chaired a session that discussed the situation of workers in the occupied Arab te... Read More →

0 Minister Visits KCCA on YLP and UWEP Project Assesments

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  Today morning(25.10.18), the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago received the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development the Hon. Janat Mukwaya who paid a courtesy call at the Lord Mayor's Parlor. The Minister is in Kampala on a Field Monitoring Visit as an on-the-spot assessment of selected pro... Read More →

0 Press Briefing On The Status Of Chemical Safety And Security Programme

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The Permanent Secretary, Mr. Pius Birimana has briefed members of the media on the status of the Chemical Safety and  Security Programme (CHESASE). This was during a Project Steering Committee meeting for the Programme at the Ministry Headquaters on 23rd Octoober, 2018. The Programme is aimed... Read More →

0 1st Expo and Symposium on Externalization of Labour, 17th October, 2018

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The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development together with the Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies are organizing the first ever Expo and Symposium on externalization of Labour to be held at Hotel Africana in Kampala on 17th October, 2018 starting at 8:00 am. The theme for... Read More →

0 Youth Livelihood Programme 56th Independence Anniversary Message

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The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development joins Ugandans to congratulate His Exellency Y.K. Museveni upon the 56th Independence Celebrations of Uganda. On this day, the Ministry wishes to share with the Publi the progress on the implemnetation of the Youth Livelihood Programme, one of go... Read More →

0 Minister Meets Uganda Insurers Association on Workers Compensation

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The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Janat Mukwaya has held talks with members of the Uganda Insurers Association on matters of implementation workers compensation claims due to occupational accidents and injuries. As the main agents of employers in handling the payments of ... Read More →

0 National Older Persons Conference, 2018

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The National Older Persons Conference took place on  19th - 20th September, 2018 at the Golf Course Hotel, Kampala under the theme “Championing the Rights of Older Persons”. The Conference is a precursor to the celebrations of the United Nations International Day for Older Per... Read More →

0 2nd Annual Social Development Sector Review, 2018 Held

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The 2nd Annual Social Development Sector Review has been concluded at the Golf Course Hotel, Kampala. The two-day which meeting was opened by the Honorable Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hon. Janat Mukwaya attracts stakeholders from the Social Development Sector to take sto... Read More →

0 President Launches Songhai Agricultural Model at International Youth Day Commemoration

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  President Yoweri Museveni at the occasion to mark the International Youth Day 2018 launched the Songhai Model Pilot Project at Kampiringisa Rehabilitation Center in Mpigi. The project is run under the Uganda Green Incubation Program (UGIP) at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Devel... Read More →

0 Minister Launches Violence Against Children Survey Report

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The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has launched the Violence Against Children Survey Report. The report provides nationally representative data to inform policies and programming aiming to end violence against children in Uganda.    The launch, held at Imperial ... Read More →

0 Commemoration of the International Youth Day, 2018

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Theme : “Safe Spaces for Youth” Uganda will on 12th of August, 2018 join the rest of the world in commemorating the International Youth Day(IYD). The National Celebrations for this year will be held at Kampiringisa National Rehabilitation Centre in Mpigi District, under the theme: &... Read More →

0 207 Youth Groups Make 100% Recoveries of Youth Funds

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A total of 207 youth groups across the country have made 100% recoveries under the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) as of July, 2018. The Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) is a Rolling Government of Uganda Programme, targeting the poor and unemployed youth in all the districts in the country. The hig... Read More →

0 MINISTRY HANDS OVER MOTORCYCLES AND COMPUTERS TO YLP AND UWEP PROGRAMMES

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  The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has handed over motor cycles and computers to Focal Point Persons under the Youth Livelihood Programme [YLP] and the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme [UWEP] respectively. The Mortor Cycles and Computers were handed over by Hon. Nak... Read More →

0 NATIONAL STAKEHOLDER SYMPOSIUM ON COMMEMORATION OF THE DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD, 2018

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  Mr James Ebitu, The Director Social Protection at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) has today opened a stakeholders symposium on Ending Violence Against Children (EVAC)at the Golf Course Hotel, Kampala. This symposium is intended to reflect deeply on the progres... Read More →

0 Statement by Minister on the Status of Street Children and Children’s Homes

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Statement by Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi, Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs on the status of street children and Children Homes delivered 1st, June 2018. Highlights of the Statement; •    Key Strategies and Interventions by the Ministry to curb the increase ... Read More →

0 Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) MIS Training for District Planners and Focal Point Persons

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District Planners and UWEP focal point persons from 40 Districts have been trained in the use of the UWEP Management Information System (MIS). The system is intended to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness in the implementation of UWEP activities by enabling centralized information manag... Read More →

0 Public Dialogue On The Role Of The Family In The Globalized World

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As part of the series of activities to commemorate the International Day of Families, a Public Dialogue was organized by the Department of Family & Culture at the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. The Dialogue took place on 8th May, 2018 at the Uganda National Cultural Center (N... Read More →

0 Commemoration for World Day for Safety and Health at Work set for 28th April, 2018

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work is observed every year on the 28th April in remembrance of workers who lost their lives and in solidarity with those workers who have been injured or diseased in the course of their work. The day was declared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to... Read More →

0 Rt. Hon. Moses Ali makes keynote Address at Opening of High Level Workshop on Employment Diagnostic Analysis (EDA)

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    The 1st Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Moses Ali has made a keynote address at the High Level Workshop on Employment Diagnostic Analysis (EDA) where he was representing the Hon. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Ruhakana Rugunda. This workshop took place on 25th April, 2018 at Imperial Royale Ho... Read More →

0 .Hon. Minister Janat Mukwaya launches External Employment Management Information System

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The Hon. Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Janat Mukwaya has today launched the External Employment Management Information System (EEMIS). The system is intended to streamline and coordinate the Labour Externalization Programme and all the stakeholders. The System is operated un... Read More →