Child Protection

Thursday 11 October 2018

Nearly 1 million child marriages in Uganda could be prevented if girls get secondary education

New Save the Children research shows the link between girls education and ending child marriage

Thursday 16 November 2017

Uganda Government launches National Child Participation Strategy

The Government of Uganda, in partnership with Save the Children and UNICEF, on 15th November launched the National Child Participation Strategy that aims to pave the way for child participation in decisions that affect children at national and local levels.

Thursday 12 October 2017

More than 20,000 girls married illegally every day

More than 20,000 girls are married every day below the minimum age permitted by national law, according to new research from Save the Children and the World Bank marking the International Day of the Girl.

Monday 19 June 2017

Save the Children End of Childhood Index: Uganda ranks 132 out of 172

The index ranked 172 countries based on the best and most difficult countries in the world for children to have a safe, secure and healthy childhood.

Wednesday 14 December 2016

I’ll be a doctor and treat people’s bones

Abbey Madada is a happy child, his wholesome smile tells you. He refuses to let his disability rob him of his childhood.