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

Friday 1 March 2019

Ending impunity: Getting children justice for sexual violence

In Uganda most sexual abuse against children is carried out with impunity and few cases end up in arrest or punishment. We need to make sure attackers face justice