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Schools reopening in Uganda: Many remain closed amid accumulated debts.

Schools in Uganda have finally reopened after 19 months of closure as a control measure to the spread of COVID19. In his new year message on 31st-December-2021, the president of Uganda announced that all schools will open this month.

REPORT: MORE UGANDAN CHILDREN ACCESSING THE INTERNET

A new report by the global partnership to End Violence against children shows that up to forty percent of Ugandan children aged 12–17, are accessing online platforms, making at least one visit to the internet once a week.

Digital learning as schools stay closed in Uganda: Children raise a red flag.

Children are calling upon government to ensure regulation of the digital learning platforms to safeguard them against harmful content as schools stay closed in Uganda.

UCRNN, HSC TRAIN JOURNALISTS ON CHILD FRIENDLY JUSTICE SYSTEMS

Over 20 journalists have taken part in a training on a child friendly justice system courtesy of Uganda Child rights NGO Network (UCRNN) and High Sound for children (HSC).

PROTECT CHILDREN FROM HARMFUL MEDIA

High Sound for Children has extended media clubs in Mukono with a call to parents, teachers, and caretakers to keenly monitor what children access off and online for guidance.

MORE CHILDREN DEFILED IN 2020- POLICE CRIME REPORT.

The Annual Crime Police report 2020 has shown an increment in cases of defilement against children.

CHILDREN PETITION GOVERNMENT OVER THE HARSH LIVING CONDITIONS AS UGANDA MARKS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF STREET- CONNECTED CHILDREN

Children living and working on the streets have petitioned government over the harsh situations that they continue to face.

TWO WOMEN PLEAD GUILTY TO DESERTING THEIR CHILDREN ON THE STREETS FOR BEGGING

Two women from Karamoja who have been deserting their children on the streets to beg have been arraigned before court for child neglect.

GIRLS SHARE SHOCKING EXPERIENCES DURING COVID19 LOCKDOWN

Joy is 12 years old and in primary seven. Her life has never been the same ever since she survived gang rapists who attempted to defile her.

POLICE IDENTIFIES WOMAN WHO BRUTALIZED FIVE YEARS OLD BOY

Police authorities have identified the woman who was filmed while brutalizing a five-year-old child as Patience Uwimana, 25. She was recently released from Kisoro Prison for attempted murder.

CHILDREN ACROSS AFRICA MEET TO SHARE EXPERIENCES ON THE EFFECTS OF COVID ON CHILDREN

Last year, in the month of November 21st, a conference was held on the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) bringing together children from different parts of Africa to discuss what the charter can do to help children promote their rights and what the children think the governments in their respective countries can do to promote children’s rights today.

JOURNALISTS AND CHILD RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ADVOCATE FOR INCREASED VOICES OF CHILDREN IN THE MEDIA AHEAD OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHILDREN IN BROADCASTING.

Child rights organizations from Africa have called for increased voices of children in the media as the World celebrates the international day of children in broadcasting.