News & Events

GROSS VIOLATION OF CHILD RIGHTS IN BUYENDE.

The Daily Monitor carried a story entitled “Boy aged nine marries six year-old in Buyende”. In the story, the parents of the two minors assented to the traditional union and so is the community.

KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL- UGANDA REDCROSS LAUNCHES DRIVE TO PROVIDE SANITARY WEAR FOR GIRLS

The Uganda Red Cross society has partnered with government and other civil society Organizations to avail sanitary wear to girls so as to keep them in school.

CREATE SPACE FOR STORIES ON CHILDREN: MEDIA ADVISED.

Media Practioners have been advised to create space to amplify the plight of the Ugandan Child.

HIGH SOUND FOR CHILDREN REACHES OUT TO NEWS EDITORS.

High Sound for Children has partnered with the Uganda Child Rights NGO Network and Dwelling places to reach out to news editors for increased visibility of issues on children and child protection.

Child Rights Activists Meet- HSC Tips players on the role of media in advancing the cause.

Child rights activists under the NGO Forum, an umbrella organization for all Non Governmental Organizations in Uganda have pledged concerted efforts in advancing the Children’s agenda.

Sexual violence widespread in schools-Parliament

The parliamentary committee investigating sexual violence in learning institutions has found out that sexual violence is widespread virtually in all institutions of learning visited.

Child rights organizations demand investigations in sexual abuse cases

Child rights organizations, women activists and individuals are demanding that government makes public results from investigations into cases of child abuse including that involving the Head Teacher of Kibuli secondary school.

Media urged to prioritize issues on children

Journalists have been urged to prioritize issues around children for social change Speaking at a panel discussion organized for the media and Civil society organizations, the country director Dwelling places, Damon Wamara said the media was lost in politics leaving many children issues not highlighted.

Human Trafficking worse than drug and arms trade-CSOs

The Executive Director Uganda Child Rights NGO Network Stella Ayo says Human trafficking surpasses drug and arms trade, involves high placed personalities and highly profitable and ten times worse than slave trade.

Wikipedia trains HSC team

Pictures of a training that HSC and Wikipedia conducted through the WikiMedia project on profiling women in Uganda.

Government Should Fast Track The Early Childhood Policy

Government has been advised to fast track the introduction of a new Early Child hood policy for quality education at this stage. The Education Act 2008 recognizes pre-primary education as the first level of education in Uganda and four programs that is to say day care centers, home based centers, community centers and Nursery Schools are recognized.

Girls trail boys in PLE: Government and Civil Society urged to tighten loose ends

Government has been tasked to investigate the continuous trailing of girls against boys in performance at all levels of education. This follows the release of the 2018 Primary leaving examinations showing a sharp disparity in the performance of girls against boys.