Center for Public Interest Law

Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is aimed at ensuring every person has equal access to social, economic and political opportunities without discrimination on the basis of their ethnicity, social standing, religion, political opinion, or membership of a political party or organization.

Programmes

land rights

LAND RIGHTS

This project is based in Acholi Land which is found in the northern part of Uganda and aimed at corporatizing the clan to enable them protect their land.

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judiciary

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

This project implements a score card aimed at appraising the performance of the judiciary in the delivery of justice. The score card was launched this year.

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media freedom

MEDIA FREEDOMS

This project is aimed at achieving a free press and an independent and responsible media in Uganda. The media shapes and directs the minds of citizens of any nation.

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Kampala

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

Making the law Work for the public by carrying out research, consultations and inquiry through dialogue

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Youth-Programme

YOUTH AND THE LAW

Empowering and inspiring youth to be leaders and advocates for the rule of law.

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kyr

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Promoting and increasing public awareness of basic rights provided to everyone under the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda

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Know the Law, Know Your Rights

 

Your Right to Work (Article 40)

Article 40 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995 provides for economic rights. This article seeks to protect labour rights in Uganda. In Particular, Clause (1) (a) provides for the right of persons to work under satisfactory, safe and healthy conditions. Objective XIV (b) provides that the state shall endeavor to fulfill the…

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