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Interrogating the right to social security and social protection in Uganda

John-Jean B. Barya

Interrogating the right to social security and social protection in Uganda

by John-Jean B. Barya

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Published by Human Rights and Peace Centre, Faculty of Law, Makerere University in Kampala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social security -- Uganda,
  • Social security -- Law and legislation -- Uganda

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn-Jean Barya.
    SeriesHURIPEC working paper -- no. 23
    ContributionsMakerere University. Human Rights and Peace Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD7240.7 .B37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24118510M
    ISBN 109970511272
    LC Control Number2009314294

    Feb 24,  · It is enormous. Typically Social Protection is policies and programs designed to lower poverty or some type of human misfortune. Social Security has no means test in it. In fact the highest level of benefits go to the people who had the best job o. COVERAGE GAPS IN SOCIAL PROTECTION: WHAT ROLE FOR INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATIONS? Juan R. de Laiglesia* OECD Development Centre has the right to social security”, states Article 22 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And yet, this right to security, which social protection in forging the welfare states of the future for emerging.

    Introduction — Social policy and social protection All this calls for innovative ways of extending protection. Historically, solidarity between the protected and others has been insufficient to achieve broad coverage, often due to a fear that the level of protection will be eroded (levelled down). ”Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security ” “Everyone has the right to. Social security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.” Articles 22 and 25(1) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    Interrogating the right to social security and social protection in Uganda [] Barya, John-Jean B. Kampala: Human Rights and Peace Centre, Faculty of Law, Makerere University, c refers to social security and social assistance for everyone, s 28(1)(c) provides for the right of children to social services. Social security and social assistance In order to understand the differences between social security, social assistance and social services it would be useful to explore these.


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Interrogating the right to social security and social protection in Uganda by John-Jean B. Barya Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Interrogating the right to social security and social protection in Uganda. [John-Jean B Barya; Makerere University. Human Rights and Peace Centre.]. How is social security regulated in Uganda. The social security and protection sector is regulated by government through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD).

The Ministry is responsible for policy functions, including tabling bills in Parliament for the enactment of laws. Welcome to the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme Management Unit (ESP-PMU) website. In NovemberGovernment of Uganda took a decision that starting FY /20 the Senior Citizens Grants be rolled out from 61 districts it has hitherto covered, to all the districts in the country.

The Legal & Policy framework for social protection in Uganda In Marchthe Government of Uganda launched the country’s National Social Protection Policy. The Policy is premised on the provisions of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, laws in the country that address issues of risks and vulnerabilities as well as Regional and.

Social protection: a guaranteed right in theory, but not in practice» Uganda; and those employed by the limited number of private enterprises that offer social security and pension schemes. The majority of poor people have no social protection coverage whatsoever, and even for those who are covered, problems persist with regard to timely.

Social Protection in Uganda Phase I Report _____ 73 Traditionally, social capital has been a vital source of informal social security to the poor, but there are questions as to how effective and resilient they are in contemporary Uganda, given trends in terms of commercialisation, the pressures and demands of HIV/AIDS, and persistent.

UGANDA Social protection: a guaranteed right in theory, but not in practice Although social protection is a right guaranteed to all Ugandans on paper, only a limited portion of the population is actually covered by existing social protection schemes. Those who are not covered.

As a result of its recent disturbed history, Uganda has the most undeveloped formal social security systems and the least documented non-formal social security systems of the countries. the concept of social protection could seem varied and wide.

However, whether from different ideological constructs or sheer pragmatism, there seems to be a convergence in describing social protection as a human right. As this book has ably elaborated, multi-lateral political platforms such as.

The Law on Social Security and Pension in Uganda Political Processes, Proposed Bills, Trade Union Influence and vi Social Security and Social Protection in the East African Community We have thus identified the subject of social security as a basic human right pertinent to the exercise by East Africans of their right.

Social Security Policy in South Africa” at bextselfreset.com Legal interpretation The right to social security is one of several socio-economic rights guaranteed in the South African Constitution of Howev er, threalisation of right social security is subject to an internal limitation.

PROTECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE RIGHT TO SOCIAL SECURITY security can be limited. Section 7(1) states that the Bill of Rights is a corner­ stone of democracy in South Africa.

It enshrines the rights of all people in the country and affirms the democratic values of. social security mechanisms that do exist are mostly gender-blind.

HIV/AIDS and globalisation are rapidly weakening the extended family system, which has traditionally been the source of social security for many. The provision of ef-fective social protection is hence becoming increasingly important and can play an.

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a quasi-government agency responsible for the collection, safekeeping, responsible investment, and distribution of retirement funds from employees of the private sector in Uganda who are not covered by the Government Retirement Scheme.

Participation for both employers and employees is compulsory. The Uganda National Social Security Fund is the Headquarters: 14th Floor Workers House, 1 Pilkington.

SOCIAL PROTECTION SECTOR IN UGANDA: Is it a priority in the recent National Budgets. Uganda have embraced social protection interventions in the recent years as key to achieving inclusive, pro. Jun 03,  · The Role Important Of Social Security In The Economy And Labour Market 1.

In search of an enhanced social security for Uganda Introduction Social security plays a very important role in the economic and social livelihoods of every citizen.

social security (protection) that local populations had hitherto enjoyed. For alisation inthe Social Security (Provident) Fund of Uganda has, like those of many other countries in the region (ACARTSOD,), remained urban-biased and in favour of wage earners.

In addition to old age benefIts, the Fund also at least. Lessons from the International Conference on Social Protection for the Poorest in Africa.

RENEWING OUR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL PROTECTION IN UGANDA Development Research and Training Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda Lessons from the International Conference on Social Protection for the Poorest in Africa DRT Discussion Paper No1/ March for the excluded, the lack of social security constitutes a denial of a fundamental human right (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ) and makes the struggle against poverty more difficult.

Social protection has a direct impact on poverty reduction, both in risk prevention and through the provision of compensation against its consequences. Social Protection in Uganda Phase I Report _____ 1 CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION This report concludes Phase I of the study on Social Protection in Uganda.

It has been drafted by the study team: Dr Stephen Devereux (Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex), Mr Charles Lwanga Ntale (Development Research and Training, Kampala), and Dr.

Exchange rate: US$ = 3, shillings. Persons employed in firms with five or more workers. Voluntary coverage for persons who previously had mandatory coverage, including self-employed persons. Exclusions: Persons covered by approved private pension plans and .Old Age, Disability, and Survivors Regulatory Framework.

First law: Current laws: (social security fund) and (retirement benefit authority). Type of program: Provident fund system. Note: The Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA), a new independent regulatory authority, has begun licensing private pension plans, the first phase of a new pension system.RIGHTS-BASED APPROACHES TO SOCIAL PROTECTION recognise a ‘right to social security’ as well as the ‘right to an adequate standard of living’ (e.g.

clothing, shelter, food, health). The scope and application of international standards is examined in Section 2. (Annex 2 identifies those most relevant for social protection.).