Mujuni says children as young as five years of age were cited at the National Scouts Camping site in Kaazi, a suburb of Wakiso district during this year’s national competition. This he says is against scouting guidelines.
However Mwesigye says the using the case of Promotion of Equality in African Schools –PEAS intervention model, the PPP arrangement under the USE programme has proved to work better than public schools.
Bruno Muwuluzi, a student from Uplands High School, said that some of their colleagues on streets come from poverty stricken families and distant areas where they are offered to buyers by their parents under the pretext of finding jobs for them.
Appearing before the committee, Professor Elly Katunguka, the Vice-chancellor Kyambogo University said the major problem leading to sexual harassment is the fact that girls in the University are not adequately supported by their parents, leading them to seek support from men.
Babirye was picked up from Kamuli district last week in connection to the kidnap of two children from Nsangi town Council in Wakiso district. She was tracked down by a team of detectives from Kampala Metropolitan Police and Nsangi Police Station when she called the parents of her victims demanding a ransom of Shillings 5 million.
According to the Uganda Violence against Children Survey report, schools were one of the areas where children are abused. The report shows that more than 20 percent of all forms of sexual violence that involve children take place at school.
Dear Parents, this is to inform you that we had a fire in one of our S.1 Boys Boarding room on the 11th of July 2018. The fire brigade acted swiftly and the fire was contained in time. There were no casualties; we assure you that all students are safe, the message reads.