By Mubiru Ivan

The Speaker of Parliament has urged activists to advocate for social justice.

Kadaga said people instill a lot of advocacy in politics and ignore the substantial advocacy about social life.

“We see a lot of advocacy in politics but I don’t see substantial advocacy about the social life,” said Kadaga.

The legislator made the remarks at the fourth Women’s Forum held at Hotel Africana on Sunday, October 7. The event leads up to  the annual National Prayer Breakfast.

Kadaga said that much focus has been put on the fundamental rights like that of assembly but with little focus on the way people are living.

“Let us be more sensible to people’s economic and social lives like their right of access to water, health and education,” she added.

Kadaga also noted that Uganda still struggles with discrimination especially against people with disability saying; “there is a law almost 10 years old which requires that an employer who employs people with disability takes a tax incentive, but in this country no one is interested in it; many employers don’t want to employ people with disability.”

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