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Why African Tax Authorities Should Employ More Women: Evidence from the Uganda Revenue Authority – Research in Brief

Published on 1 January 2019

Tax collection has historically – in Africa and elsewhere – been collected almost entirely by men, partly reflecting patterns of authority and privilege in society, and partly owing to the traditionally coercive and confrontational approaches used. The situation is changing, with women entering the profession in increasing numbers, in part because of changes in the ways in which taxes are collected.

Authors

Michael Mwondha
Tina Kaidu Barugahara
Mwajumah Nakku Mubiru
Sarah Wasagali Kanaabi

Publication details

published by
ICTD and IDS
language
English

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Research themes
Inequalities and Poverty
Region
Africa Uganda

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