Modern Slavery: Ugandans,other nationals suffering in UAE.
Ugandan Parliament has ordered the minister of Gender, Labour and social Development to give a detailed status report to the country on the exported Labour, indicating which Labour export companies blacklisted and those granted license.
This is after Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament, Betty Nambooze moved that government should ban labour export companies.
Nambooze said that government should instead set up a public funded labour agency at the ministry gender and labour headed by a commissioner to stop profit-oriented private companies who allegedly sell citizens into slavery.
It is estimated that over 400,000 Ugandans are working abroad,including those in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who have continued to be victims of brutality.