Kabahenda noted that while there are several programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development model, none specifically caters to teenage mothers. She said that the programs focus on youth, neglecting the unique challenges faced by teenage mothers.
Beaker Mwanja, the Senior Probation Officer of Mbale city, addressed the media during a press conference held Thursday at the Mbale city hall, shedding light on the escalating issue of gender-based violence.
Gilbert Lenga, the LC I chairperson of the neighboring Pavur Village in Yada Parish, issued a heartfelt plea for support to aid the affected victims. Police and the UPDF have maintained a presence in the area to avoid further clashes.