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.
Many people in Uganda think adoption is western or for women who can’t have children but this is not true
Doreen (not real names) is a mother of four and two of her children are adopted. Her dream is to have 12 children and since she can’t have them biologically because of her busy schedule, she chose to adopt so as to have the big desired family.
Ugandan Parents who adopt children will now be able to meet and share experiences thanks to the formation of an association that brings them together. The Adopting parents of Uganda association has been launched for parents to exchange and also give an opportunity to their children to meet.
Children in the Kyangwali refugee settlement are facing hardships in attain education. Some have to walk for up to five kilometers to attend classes in a single school catering for over 2000 children.
18 years ago, government through the national army stormed Kaweri village and evicted people after awarding the land on which they sat to an investor. Many people lost all their property while others lost children. The children that died did as a result of
High Sound for Children has called upon government to direct more efforts to ensuring trained teachers at the Pre-Primary level. Many teachers handling children at this level do not have proper training and this affects the children in future. The situation is
Many girls cannot open up to the parents or teachers. This is because many are tough and cannot understand their reasons. These are some of the findings by High Sound for Children, during an interaction with teenage girls at Kingstone
Members of Civil society organizations in the field of gender yesterday converged at Walukuba village in Jjinja district as celebrations to mark the day of the girl child. They first cleaned Walukuba market before Walukuba health center 4 maternity ward. Here, the in charge at the maternity ward, Ms Beatrice Amuge