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Hon. Janat Balunzi Mukwaya, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Janat Balunzi Mukwaya was born on 12 December 1951 in Mukono District. She studied political science and social administration at Makerere University between 1971 and 1975, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors. Between 1975 and 1981, she worked as an administrative judge (magistrate) grade II. In 1981, she joined the National Resistance Army (NRA) as a combatant. She rose to the rank of captain in the NRA. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in public policy and management from the University of London.

She was appointed as Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development on 6th June 2016.

 

Work Experience

Job Title Organisation Period Of Work
Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Government of Uganda 2016 to date
Commissioner Uganda Land Commission 2013 to 2016
Minister for General Duties, Office of the Prime Minister Government of Uganda 2009 to 2011
Minister for Tourism, Trade and Industry Government of Uganda 2006 to 2009
Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Government of Uganda 2005 to 2006
Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Government of Uganda 2001 to 2005
Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Government of Uganda 1996 to 2001
Member of Parliament, Mukono South Parliament of Uganda 1996 to 2011
Minister of State for Luweero Triangle Government of Uganda 1995 to 1996
Constituent Assembly Delegate, Mukono South Parliament of Uganda 1994 to 1995
Principal Private Secretary to the H.E. the Vice-President Government of Uganda 1993 to 1994
Director, Women Affairs NRM Secretariat 1986 to 1990
Magistrate Grade 2 Judiciary 1977 to 1981
Teacher Wampewo Ntake S.S.S; Aggrey Memorial S.S.; Gregg S.S. 1972 to 1973