District leaders from Kabarole, Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Kasese have committed to support and adopt aspects of the Save the Children Youth in Action Program model into the national Operation Wealth Creation.
Commemorated under the global theme "Press for Progress", the day advocates for gender equality and parity.
“I left because they burnt my house and killed my husband. I ran away with my children – they were crying – and we came here on foot. It took three days, walking.”
The findings of Save the Children's report: 'The War on Children: Time to End Violations Against Children in Armed Conflict' are stark. We need to take concerted, collective action to turn back the tide of brutality and indifference and better protect children in conflict.
Summary of results of the MasterCard Foundation-funded Youth in Action Program implemented in Western Uganda