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Uganda hosts more than 1.3 million refugees, one of the most in the world. It is widely acknowledged as having one of the most open and progressive refugee policies globally and is a trailblazer for the Global Compact on Refugees and its...

During the Covid-19 outbreak we are seeing a significant increase in protection risks for children, adolescents and youth in Uganda – including violence and abuse against children, as well as a rise in hazardous child labour, child marriage...

Today millions of children are on the frontlines of conflict. Despite progress in some areas, the trends over recent years are of increasing violations, increasing numbers of children affected by conflict and increasingly protracted crises. While...

60% of refugees in Uganda are children, and hundreds of thousands are out of school. Classrooms are dangerously overcrowded and teachers are overwhelmed. This photo book looks at the progress and challenges in getting refugee and host community...

Save the Children interviewed almost 300 children and adults across Uganda, about the impact of COVID-19 and lockdown measures on children’s lives and wellbeing.  This report finds that children are increasingly vulnerable and at risk...

Uganda has joined the growing number of countries to close all education facilities to try and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, which has left 15 million children out of school and facing increased risk of violence, exploitation and abuse. But...

Photo book: Youth Empowerment in Northern Uganda

2020 - Adolescent Skills for Successful Transitions

Our Youth Empowerment Programme, funded in partnership with Bulgari, supports rural youth in northern Uganda to access savings and financial services, get vocational skills, start small businesses, and advocate for change in their communities. 

The language barrier in the classroom is one of the major challenges to effective education for refugee children in Uganda. The Education Consortium, led by Save the Children, with funding from Education Cannot Wait, has worked with a Language...

This paper is the third in a series of policy briefs produced by Uganda’s National Child Protection Working Group, with support from Save the Children. It outlines how corruption prevents effective reporting and response to child abuse and sexual...

Sub-Saharan Africa hosts almost a third of all refugees in the world. This briefing for the African Union Heads of State Summit sets out how to improve education for refugee and host community children, focusing on cases from Uganda and Chad.