16 June 2017 - Today, June 16 Uganda will join the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of the African Child.

 

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9 January 2017 - At first sight, he looks reserved but when you engage him, he is conversational and humorous. At Maanyi Sub-county in Mityana District is where I met Tito Sserwadda, 50, who had come to attend a get-together workshop ahead of Forum for Women in Democracy's celebrations to mark their 21st anniversary.

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5 December 2016 - The trial of Dominic Ongwen, a senior member of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, opens on Tuesday before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Many horrors will be recounted, but the case also throws up deep ethical questions: is a child, brutalised and turned into a killer, fully responsible for his or her actions? If the abuses of government forces aren’t also being investigated, at what point does it become victor’s justice?

 

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11 October 2016 - Today we commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child under the theme: Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: A Global Girl Data Movement.

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ADJUMANI, 7 October 2016 - The school administration of Boroli Primary School in Pakele Sub-county, Adjumani District, are grappling with challenges of keeping the learners in class as hundreds of pupils shun afternoon lessons due to hunger.

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MOROTO, 28 September 2016 — From dominating Kampala City streets, Karimojong children have relocated to neighbouring Nairobi, Kenya, a local government official from Moroto District, has revealed.

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12 July 2016 – The practice of child marriage adversely affects the lives of millions of girls in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In Uganda, nearly one in every two girls is married before reaching their 18th birthday. The situation is worse in Bangladesh where two out of every three women aged between 20 and 24 marry young. 

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KAMPALA, 5 July 2016 – 'When my first son with albinism was born...I didn't know what to think, but I immediately decided to love him.'

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23 June 2016 - In 2014 when members of the Women’s Advocacy Network petitioned the Ugandan Parliament for redress for harms caused by years of conflict in northern Uganda, the identity of children born war was a key issue they raised. The issue is not only important to mothers but to their children as well who find that not knowing their relatives is a painful void in their sense of identity.

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11 April 2016 – For three years, Shamim Amongin, a resident of Kacoc village, Malera sub-County in Bukedea District had dropped out of school after conceiving and at barely 14 years, she was a mother.

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