• Authored By: Sarah Ssewanyana, Ibrahim Kasirye and Gemma Ahaibwe
08 Dec 2020
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  • Published December 8, 2020

Education, marriage, fertility and labour market experiences of young women in Uganda: evidence from a qualitative assessment

This paper explores the interlinkages between the transitions from school to work or motherhood and/or marriage and the ensuing effects on future labour market outcomes and choices.

Overall, the study finds that some discriminatory social norms and practices still exist –particularly in rural areas - and they affect the ability of girls and young women to realise their educational and economic capabilities.

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