Child Protection

Wednesday 11 September 2019

The Road to Recovery

Many refugee children in Uganda have experienced terrible violence and need mental health support. Our new report calls for greater investment in education and child protection

Thursday 20 June 2019

Children are being exploited to work on farms and mines in Uganda

Children are dropping out of school to be exploited as agricultural labourers. We need to end child labour and get them back into school

Sunday 5 May 2019

Peter: A refugee, a volunteer, and now manager of a children's centre

Peter fled the war in South Sudan when a relative was killed. He now manages a Save the Children centre in northern Uganda, where refugee children can get basic learning and a safe space

Tuesday 23 April 2019

We must end the scourge of corporal punishment

Corporal punishment is illegal, yet 75% of our children report being beaten in class. Recent shocking incidents show why we must end such punishment, and stop all violence in schools.

Monday 11 March 2019

A child bride sets up a new future

When Diana dropped out of school, got married and gave birth at 15, she worried about her future. A youth empowerment project has helped her set up a thriving new business