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Women's Health in Uganda

:: by Nicole Bridge :: Game Changers

Women's health leads to stable economies
Written by Jerry P. Lanier

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first International Women's Day, recognizing women's past struggles and accomplishments and focusing on what needs to be done to provide greater opportunities for women today.
To commemorate this special day, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton launched the "100 Women Initiative: Empowering Women and Girls through International exchanges" and a new maternal- and child-health initiative.Secretary Clinton said the United States "was making women a cornerstone of foreign policy because we think it's the right ...

Uganda: Oil Succession Plans Combine in Kampala

:: by Julie Wilson ::

"One of the peculiarities of African governments with long-serving leaders is that whereas they are led by aging men and women, their public institutions are pubescent. Like minors everywhere, these institutions tend to be easy to abuse and harder to control as the spell of paternalism wears off.

Unsurprisingly, where such tensions exist, the fear that leaders may die intestate or depart without setting their affairs in order are real. Without the political equivalent of a will or succession plan the prospect of chaos is as real as the evening sun.

The Ugandan political class is undergoing some handwringing over ...

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