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Karamoja Nutrition Programme Launched wfp uganda 2 1

The Karamoja Nutrition Programme is funded by United Kingdom Aid and implemented by the UN Agency for Children, UNICEF and the UN World Food Program, WFP.
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Napak Struggling to Track Teacher Absenteeism matany sub county 2 1

At Longalom Primary School in Matany Sub County, teachers tore the arrival book to avoid being tracked. This left the school management stuck for weeks.
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Water Shortage Hindering Menstrual Hygiene Management in Napak unicef uganda 3 1

In Matany Primary School, girls are forced to abandon the reusable pads because of lack of water. The only water source is 700 metres away from the school.
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Karamoja Schools Secure WASH Services Support unicef uganda 2 1

The region posts the least pit latrine coverage of 30 percent, compared to the national average of 77 percent, according to records by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The region is also grappling with challenges of water, mostly affecting schools. On average, 60 percent of the children in the region live more than a 30 minute trip from the nearest water source and more than 30 percent have no access to safe water.
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Government Offers Reward to Reformed FGM Surgeons unicef uganda 1 1

After cutting the girls , Surgeons are often given different gifts including money from the parents or from the mutilated girls themselves. This monetary benefit is reported to be one of the reasons why the outlawed vice is thriving.
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Porous Border Aiding Genital Mutilation in Amudat unicef uganda 1 1

Locals say that the porous border is aiding the continuation of FGM, a practice which was outlawed in Uganda, but remains popular among the Pokot and Kalenjin of Kenya, who share a common culture and customs with the Pokot community in Amudat.
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Pictorial: Celebrating Pokot Culture unicef uganda

Pokot Culture Day is used to drum support amongst the locals to abandon the Female Genital Mutilation-FGM, a practice which was outlawed about 10 years ago.
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Miss Tourism Joins Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation unicef uganda 3 1

The practice which was outlawed close to 10 years ago, persists among the Tepeth in Moroto, the Pokot in Amudat and in parts of Nakapiripirit district. A survey conducted by the UN Agency for children- UNICEF indicates that FGM prevalence remains high in Amudat district.
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Korea, UNICEF Take WASH Services to Students in Karamoja unicef uganda 1 1

The USD 10 million 37 million Shillings project is targeting 88 primary schools and 12 secondary schools in the districts of Abim, Amudat, Kaabong, Kotido, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit.
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Tepeth Community Divided Over FGM fgm in karamoja 5 1

Margret Longora, an elder from Lokileeth village in Tapac Sub County says the campaign against FGM has helped to reduce on early marriages. The elder notes that while her agemates suffered with pain to look after families after being forced to marry at an early age, empowered girls now have a voice to remain at school. She appeals to government to continue with the fight against FGM to protect the Tepeth women.
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