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.

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Excitement as UNDP’s Cash for Work Project kicks off in Uganda’s Bidibidi Refugee Settlement

Under the project, the South Sudanese refugees and host community (Ugandans) will plant trees, maintain roads, clear garbage and dig rubbish pits in markets, health centres, schools and child-friendly spaces.

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.

Wednesday 11 October 2017

International Day of the Girl: Let us empower girls

On October 11, we celebrate girls, a source of joy, energy and inspiration. As we commemorate the day of the girl child, we are reminded of the millions of girls caught up in crises all over the world.

Thursday 28 September 2017

Child-friendly spaces a one-stop centre for refugee children

A child-friendly space is a place where children affected by natural disasters or armed conflict can be provided with a safe environment. They can play, learn and get counselling.