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Charles Kiiza Wamara

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Charles Kiiza Wamara
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About Charles Kiiza Wamara

Charles Kiiza Wamara is a trained social worker and has practised social work for eight years with marginalised women, youth, people with disability and older people in Uganda.

He holds a Master of Arts in Advanced Development in Social Work from the University of Lincoln (UK), a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management  from the Uganda Management Institute and several international certificates in human rights, governance, civic empowerment, and monitoring and evaluation. 

Charles Kiiza Wamara is a doctoral student at the School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Örebro University. His project focuses on promoting indigenous social work practices to better address abuse of older people in Uganda. His main research interests include: human rights, ageing, abuse and neglect of older persons, and indigenous social work practice.


Articles in journals |  Chapters in books | 

Articles in journals

Dudzai, C. & Wamara, C. K. (2021). COVID-19 pandemic and the informal sector in Zimbabwe. African Journal of Social Work, 11 (4), 201-208.
Wamara, C. K. , Bennich, M. & Strandberg, T. (2021). Missing voices: older people's perspectives on being abused in Uganda. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 1-23.
Wamara, C. K. , Muchacha, M. , Ogwok, B. & Dudzai, C. (2021). Refugee Integration and Globalization: Ugandan and Zimbabwean Perspectives. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work.
Wamara, C. K. (2017). Corruption in Uganda: Does this Have Anything to Do with Social Work?. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, 2 (1-2), 52-61.

Chapters in books

Wamara, C. K. (2019). From theory to practice: Toward advocacy in social work practice to better address abuse of older people in developing countries. In: Eleonor Kristoffersson; Thomas Strandberg, Ageing in a changing society: Interdisciplinary popular science contributions from the Newbreed research school (pp. 121-130). Örebro: Orebro University.