Affirmative action in politics is such that women are gradually empowered to compete favorably with their male counterparts. The argument in favor of encouraging female politicians to vie for direct parliamentary seats is premised on the theory that Woman MP seats were not meant to be a permanent feature of Uganda’s politics, but an affirmative measure to facilitate women’s involvement in politics.
Uganda will go to the polls in 2021 for the country’s fourth multiparty general elections under the 1995 constitution. PPI through this leaflet has profiled the basic facts and information that you need to know about the elections Content.
This analysis has been produced by the Public Policy Institute (PPI) with support from the National Endowment for Democracy under the Delivering Safe and Credible Elections Amidst COVID-19 in Uganda initiative.
This paper analyses the issues that are linked to the institutional bottlenecks of Uganda’s media landscape. These issues range from, media ownership, the media regulatory framework and media access.
This study applied a conceptual framework that uses a comparative and gendered approach to estimate the cost of politics, using a set of pre-identified variables regularly incurred by both candidates seeking political office and elected representatives while in office.
This Civil Society Electoral Law Reform Strategy Paper examines the contextual factors impacting on civil society influence on political and electoral law reform in Uganda and explores new strategies to strengthen this influence ahead of the 2026 general elections.