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Teenage pregnancy: She is 14 years and pregnant.

Sarah is 14 years and already six months pregnant. She lives with her mother, a tea vendor who is out of business due to COVID 19 because she used to work at night.

Joshua Muraya recounts events at the UNICEF young reporters conference

The day of the African child is celebrated on the 16th of June every year. But this year celebrations have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic which paralyzed a lot of activities. But what happened at the Young Reporters media conference Webinar? Joshua puts it together.

Children and Education in the COVID-19 Situation: Who cares?

By: Apio Joseline, 13 -Uganda Joseline together with her sister Stacy ( Twin Queens) were chosen to take part in the Young reporters media Conference held on Zoom ahead of the Day of the African Child. Apio recounts the event.

Psychological effects of COVID on Children enormous- UNICEF

By: Achen stacy, 13 - Uganda Have you thought about what consequences the Covid-19 situation could have on your child?

Meet Joshua, the young reporter who wants to be an engineer

Born on 3rd December 2005, 14 years old Joshua Muraya is one of the seven young reporters selected by UNICEF in Africa for the Young Reporters media Conference that took place today.

Boy commits suicide by hanging while imitating scenes from a movie

A seven years old boy has committed suicide by hanging in Nantabulirirwa, Mukono district.

Suspected Child molester dies in Prison

Bernhard Glaser, a German-born Belgian national who has been facing charges of aggravated child trafficking has died in Luzira prison.

LEARNERS STRUGGLE TO ACCESS LEARNING MATERIALS AS GOVERNMENT GAMBLES ON HOW TO COVER THE GAP

Martha is a Class seven candidate at a primary school in Wakiso district.

COVID 19 RESPONSE: CHILD FUND APPEALS TO GOVERNMENTS TO SUPPORT NEEDY FAMILIES.

Civil society organizations have predicted tougher times for children from families living in poverty calling for innovative safe methods of supporting such families.

Children living on the streets should not be left out as country battles COVID19-Activists appeal

The Civil Society Organisations working with children have appealed to government to focus food distribution on Street connected children

COVID19: MINISTRY OF EDUCATION REACHES OUT TO CHILDREN AS SCHOOLS STAY CLOSED.

The ministry of education is to use electronic media to reach out to children as the country continues to battle COVID 19.