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International Women's Day

 

International Women's Day - 8th March

Brief

International Women's Day is a public holiday in Uganda every 8 March. This is a day on which the role and importance of women is focused on and also when mistreatment of women or violations of women's rights are addressed.

The government will also stress the various services it provides for women and encourage women to get a higher education and to work towards meeting important life goals.

The government has taken some measures to try to improve the situation of women in Uganda