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Sweden donates towards COVID 19 humanitarian response

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has received US$4.4 million from the Government of Sweden to support Uganda’s COVID-19 humanitarian response and efforts towards the continued delivery of essential health services for pregnant and breastfeeding women, newborns, young children, and adolescents.

More teenage pregnancies during COVID as children stay home longer

Aisha is 15 years old and her dream is to be an electrical engineer. This dream however hangs in balance after conceiving and now 3 months pregnant.

SPEAKING THROUGH ART-PARENTS LESS INVOLVED IN HELPING THEIR CHILDREN

Child rights Activists have observed that parents are not doing enough to keep their children positive during this COVID crisis.

IS UGANDA’S JUSTICE SYSTEM AIDING, SLOWING OR FAILING THE CHILD RIGHTS ADVOCACY AGENDA?

In commemoration of the Day of the African Child 2020, I was appointed by High Sound for Children (HSC) to take part in the digital media conference at zoom on behalf of my fellow children on 15th June, 2020.

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.