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Drawing on the Theory of Change, this study sought to identify the causes and solutions related to social inclusion/ exclusion in the study settings (Wakiso district sub-Counties of Namayumba, Masulita, Gombe and Kakiri and two refugee settlements...

The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating and has particularly affected women and children. Some of the devastating consequences include a sharp increase in incidences of gender-based violence, forced marriages, sexual exploitation and teen...

This learning brief is a collection of Save the Children (SC) practices from Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia country offices which serve as good practices for learning and replication by other country offices across the movement.

The combined threat of climate emergency and inequality is eroding children’s rights in East and Southern Africa (ESA). Incidents of child marriage and school dropouts are on the rise as families struggle to cope with loss of livelihoods due to...

As part of Save the Children’s global Safe Back to School program, Save the Children (SC) Uganda identified a need to support the teacher vaccination drive and help children back into the classrooms. Save the Children Uganda teamed up with CUBIC...

Youth Empowerment in Bulgari (YEB) Programme: Key learnings

2021 - Adolescent Skills for Successful Transitions

The key findings, recommendations and learnings of the Youth Empowerment Bulgari (YEB) Programme, implemented in Albania, Bolivia, Nepal and Uganda, are presented in this report in six key areas: The model works Cost efficiency Adaptation and...

A snapshot survey carried out by Save the Children in 6 countries where schools have reopened, suggests that 18 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, significant numbers of the most vulnerable children are still out of school. This is not because of...

This report presents an analysis of social protection in Uganda with a focus on direct income support, including recommendations for the system to undertake reforms in order to be more child-sensitive and benefit future generations.

Case Study: The response of community structures during the Kasese floods

2020 - Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

In May 2020, severe flooding in western Uganda has displaced tens of thousands of people. In Kasese district, Save the Children—working closely with District Local Government and with support from the Government of Japan—has been running a...

Children in Uganda speak out on COVID-19

2020 - Child Participation, Protection of Children from Violence

During COVID-19 we are seeing an increase in violence and abuse against children, and poverty forcing children into hazardous child labour and child marriage. Through the Joining Forces Coalition. children were brought together from all over...