Developments and Achievements in the Uptake and Use of Gender Data - the Case of Uganda

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This product is related to the Be Like Uganda series and part of an ongoing regional study. The study aims to showcase developments, achievements and lessons in the uptake and use of gender data and statistics in East and Southern Africa as part of experience-sharing and particularly south-south learning towards promoting the communication and use of gender data and statistics for policy- and decision-making to improve the lives of women and girls.

Uganda has demonstrated thought leadership in the use of administrative data and citizen data for statistical purposes in its efforts to meet national priorities and address gaps to achieve the Third National Development Plan (NDPIII) and SDG targets including on gender equality and women’s empowerment. (GEWE). For the use of administrative data, the country hs done so most notably to address violence against women and girls (VAWG) through comprehensive reporting and evidence-based policy and decision-making, data compiled by the justice, law, and order sector (JLOS), private sector, and ministries, departments, and agencies.

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Geographic coverage: Africa Uganda
Resource type(s): Case studies
UN Women office publishing: Uganda Country Office
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