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Education

Uganda, English

(i) The State shall promote free and compulsory basic education.
(ii) The State shall take appropriate measures to afford every citizen equal opportunity to attain the highest educational standard possible.
… (National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy, XVIII)

Education

Uganda, English

All persons have a right to education. (Art. 30)

Education

Uganda, English

(2) A child is entitled to basic education which shall be the responsibility of the State and the parents of the child.
… (Art. 34)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Uganda, English

(4) Women shall have the right to equal treatment with men and that right shall include equal opportunities in political, economic and social activities.
… (Art. 33)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Uganda, English

(i) The State shall give the highest priority to the enactment of legislation establishing measures that protect and enhance the right of the people to equal opportunities in development.
… (National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy, XI)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Uganda, English

The State shall ensure gender balance and fair representation of marginalised groups on all constitutional and other bodies. (National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy, VI)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Uganda, English

(1) All persons are equal before and under the law in all spheres of political, economic, social and cultural life and in every other respect and shall enjoy equal protection of the law.
… (Art. 21)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Uganda, English

The State shall recognise the significant role that women play in society. (National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy, XV)

Limitations and/or Derogations

Uganda, English

(1) In the enjoyment of the rights and freedoms prescribed in this Chapter, no person shall prejudice the fundamental or other human rights and freedoms of others or the public interest.
(2) Public interest under this article shall not permit-
(a) political persecution;
(b) detention without trial;
(c) any limitation of the enjoyment of the rights and freedoms prescribed by this Chapter beyond what is acceptable and demonstrably justifiable in a free and democratic society, or what is provided in this Constitution. (Art. 43)

Limitations and/or Derogations

Uganda, English

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, there shall be no derogation from the enjoyment of the following rights and freedoms-
(a) freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment;
(b) freedom from slavery or servitude;
(c) the right to fair hearing;
(d) the right to an order of habeas corpus. (Art. 44)