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The trials and tribulations of Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye and 22 others: a critical evaluation of the role of the general court martial in the administration of justice in Uganda
(Human Rights and Peace Centre, Makerere University, 2006-10)
When the Chairperson of the Sessional Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs at the time, Hon. Simon Mayende introduced the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) Bill for the Second Reading, he informed Members of ...
Equal opportunity, age-based discrimination and the rights of elderly persons in Uganda
(Human Rights and Peace Centre, Makerere University, 2008-11)
Average life expectancy for Ugandans is currently estimated at 50 years for both men and women. Nonetheless, with developed healthcare systems and social conditions, there are telling indicators that a significant number ...
Protection of the right to health care of women living with HIV/AIDS (WLA) in Uganda: the case of Mbarara hospital
The study examines factors that affect protection of the right to health care of Women Living with AIDS (WLA) in Uganda. It recognizes the critical role Anti-retroviral Therapy (ART) plays in the enjoyment of the rights ...
Decentralization without human rights?: local governance and access to justice in post-movement Uganda
(Human Rights & Peace Centre, Makerere University, 2007-06)
Uganda’s actions in the arena of decentralization have received critical acclaim for introducing a number of important changes to the practice of local government. Needless to say, after more than 20 years in place, the ...
The problematique of economic, social and cultural right in globalized Uganda: a conceptual review
(Human Rights & Peace Centre, Makerere University, 2007-03)
Uganda is largely considered a trailblazer in the debate about poverty eradication. Indeed, one of the most striking features of contemporary Ugandan society is the considerable rhetoric devoted to social and economic ...
Interrogating struggles for economic, social and cultural human rights in contemporary Utake: a perspective from Uganda
(Human Rights & Peace Centre, Makerere University, 2006-11)