ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Women and Urban Housing Crisis-Impact of Public Policies and Practices in Uganda

Impact of Public Policies and Practices in Uganda Hilda Ntege Uganda's policy-makers, architects and designers of housing and settlement programmes perceive themselves as planning for 'people' rather than for engendered men and women. This notion is manifested in the present sexist housing and settlement policies which are rooted in the recommendations of several public service review commissions in the past Gender stereotypes are used to marginalise women and discriminate against them inpublic housing and settlement networks and their special needs remain unidentified.
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