Minorities speak at the UN: Uganda

Irene Nadunga from the Uganda Coalition for Crisis Prevention highlighted the discrimination faced by pastoralist women in Karamoja in her speech at the 3rd UN Forum on Minority Issues held in Geneva in December 2010. To read her full speech click here

“The economic disadvantage of pastoralist is most felt by the marginalised and vulnerable pastoralist women of Karamoja who are economically discriminated within their community due to cultural domains of power limiting them from inheriting resources and assets despite national legislation enforcing inheritance of property.”

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Date: 14/12/2010

Countries:

Uganda

Categories:

Indigenous Peoples
Advocacy
Women/Gender

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