The Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Review of Employment Laws in Uganda

8 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2012  

Chrispas Nyombi

University of Bedfordshire, School of Law

Moses Wasswa Mulimira

Kings College London

Date Written: April 17, 2012

Abstract

This paper examines the protection afforded to persons with disabilities in employment. It examines both national and international legal frameworks. The Uganda Employment Act 2006 and Disability Act 2006 are explored in detail in order to identify how they protect disabled persons within the employment sphere and where they are failing.

Keywords: Employment law in Uganda, Human Rights and Employment Laws, Disability Discrimination Law in Uganda, The Disability Act 2006, CRPD, Uganda, Mental Health, Labour law in Uganda, Physical disability

Suggested Citation

Nyombi, Chrispas and Mulimira, Moses Wasswa, The Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Review of Employment Laws in Uganda (April 17, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2041685 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2041685

Chrispas Nyombi (Contact Author)

University of Bedfordshire, School of Law ( email )

Park Square
Luton, LU1 3JU
United Kingdom

Moses Wasswa Mulimira

Kings College London ( email )

Mile End Hospital
Towerhamlets Centre for Mental Health
London, E1 4DG
United Kingdom

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