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Leveraging Progressive Taxation to Fund Public Services

Public services within Uganda have remained considerably underfunded by government. A large part of this has been a result of limited revenue collections. But by taxing wealth more effectively, progressive...

Financing Public Services: An analysis of the FY 2022/23 Budget

ISER’s analysis of the FY 2022/23 Budget and recommendations.

Our Future is Public: Why the IMF and World Bank Must Support Public Services

This publication argues that international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the IMF are not doing enough to protect public services, despite their rhetoric arguing the opposite.  


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Eight (8) Reasons why Government should safely reopen schools

The ineffectiveness in the delivery of continued learning during the on going COVID 19 pandemic leaves the country with no...

Civil Society Alternative report to UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

List of Issues in connection with the Initial Report of Uganda on Public Primary Education in Uganda Written submission of...

Results for the Advocacy Campaign on Accountability in schools implementing the USE program under the Public Private Partnership Scheme

ISER and Trac FM ran an advocacy campaign on accountability in schools implementing USE under the Public Private Partnership (PPP)...

Leveraging Progressive Taxation to Fund Public Services

Public services within Uganda have remained considerably underfunded by government. A large part of this has been a result of...

Corporate Income Tax structure and the realization of human rights in Uganda

Taxation is a critical tool that States can utilise to comply with and realise  their human rights obligations. Therefore, raising...

Reclaiming Public Social Services: A Peoples Manifesto

To date, Uganda struggles with weak public health systems and inadequately equipped schools, lack of access to clean and safe...

The COVID 19 vaccine and Uganda – 12 questions to policy makers

As Uganda plans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the near future, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)...

A Handbook for Community Health Advocates

A simplified manual for Community Health Advocates (CHAs) on the right to health. It introduces the legal and policy framework...