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UGANDAN CHILDREN ASSESS THE AFRICAN CHARTER ON RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF A CHILD TO CELEBRATE THEIR DAY

Children’s day has been celebrated on the 20th of November annually since 1954. It is celebrated to increase the awareness of the rights, care, and education of children.

GOVERNMENT RESPONDS TO CRIES OF PEOPLE, DRAFTS ACTION PLAN ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

The Government of Uganda has developed a National Action Plan (NAP) on Business and Human Rights (NAPHR) designed to protect citizens against increasing abuse of human rights by investors.

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA HAS AFFECTED THE YOUTHS TODAY.

ALVIN RWEBEMBERA, 15 YEARS, LONDON COLLEGE OF ST LAWRENCE. Social media are internet services for sharing personal information and ideas. The effects of social media on youths are very evident as it becomes more prevalent.

The relationship between parents and children during this lockdown

The corona virus pandemic has brought about negative and positive effects, like closure of schools, workplaces, and many other companies ever since the month of March in Uganda. This lockdown has led to confinement of children at home with their parents or guardians and other relatives within.

GOVERNMENT SHOCKED BY THE HIGH NUMBERS OF PREGNANT GIRLS AS SCHOOLS REOPEN.

Hardly a month after schools reopened to learners in candidate classes, government is shocked at the high numbers of pregnant girls especially in the West Nile region.

HARD-TO-REACH AREAS IN WEST NILE RECEIVE AMBULANCES

KAMPALA – 6 November 2020 - The Ministry of Health has received three ambulances procured with support from United Nations Children’s Fund – UNICEF and financial assistance from the Government of Sweden.

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION REVISES GUIDELINES ON PREGNANT GIRLS, BOYS TO EQUALLY TAKE RESPONSIBILITY.

Boys will for the first time be penalized for impregnating schoolgirls according to the new guidelines from the ministry of education on pregnant girls returning to school.

BUSINESSMAN DAVID KATUMWA ARRESTED OVER MISSING GIRL

City businessman and Nansana Municipality parliamentary candidate, David Katumwa is under custody at Katwe police station for allegedly orchestrating the disappearance of a teenager.

7 CHILDREN SUFFOCATE TO DEATH IN MUBENDE

Police in Mubende district are investigating circumstances under which 7 children aged between 1 and 12 years reportedly suffocated to death in a tent.

GIRL CHILD UNDER ATTACK: CHILDREN CALL FOR PROTECTION.

Children under the High Sound for Children Media club are calling upon government and all partners to pay more attention to protecting the girl child.

LET PREGNANT GIRLS STAY AT SCHOOL- GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTS SCHOOLS.

The Ministry of Education and Sports has instructed all primary and secondary schools to allow finalists who are pregnant to return to school to complete their education levels

RAISING VOICES LAUNCHES MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN.

Raising Voices has launched a six months campaign to increase awareness as cases of violence against children shoot up.