Time for women to shine as economy opens up

There  is   no   doubt that women have directly or indirectly proven to be the cornerstone of socio-economic transformation at all levels especially  the household, though most of them mostly engage in agriculture for livelihood  compared to other development sectors. SOLOMON MWIJE writes According to the 2014 Uganda Population and Housing Census, females make up 51 percent of the population. The statistics on the working population aged 14-64 years show that 70.2 percent of females are engaged in subsistence agriculture as workers but fewer are in  market-oriented  agriculture. This…

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