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Gov't Asked to Spend More on Ending Childhood Poverty unicef ug 2

In Uganda, 93 percent of the countrys children approximately more than 4 million children between the ages of 0-17 live in multi-dimensional poverty, deprived of many of the basic services and fundamental rights like health care, nutrition, education, water, sanitation, shelter and information.
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Gov't Asked to Increase Funding to Refugee Hosting Districts unicef ug 2

The study shows that refugee host communities are in constant need of basic needs like water, medical and education facilities, yet even the inadequate resources have to be shared between natives and refugees. The report cites districts like Adjumani, where the population of refugees is higher than the host communities.
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Kadaga Renews Fight Against FGM unicef ug 1 1

In her bid to end the vice, Speaker Kadaga has embarked on the The Switch, a story book written by the General Duties minister, Mary Karoro Okurut, about FGM. It depicts the travails of Chelimo, a brilliant young girl from Kapchorwa whose life, takes a horrendous turn after undergoing FGM.
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75 Percent of School Going-Age Children in Karamoja at Home- Report unicef ug 1 1

Ambrose Lotukei, the District Chairperson Kotido, says he is shocked with the findings. He notes that there is need to work together and device new strategies to arrest the situation.
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UNICEF, Partners Back New Refugee Strategy wfp uganda 1

Relief agencies say the daily arrival rate of South Sudanese refugees to Uganda has declined to roughly 120 people a day in December 2017, compared to 2,000 per day in late 2016.
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Pokot Adjust to Life Without FGM fgm in amudat 2 2

Some members of the Pokot in Amudat district are adjusting to life without practising female genital mutilation or FGM, a treasured cultural practice in their community. Out of the 225 villages practising FGM in Karamoja, 96 have publicly abandoned the practice. In Amudat, 34 villages have since been declared FGM free.
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Amudat Gets Child Friendly Services fgm in karamoja 1 2

A child friendly service is a gazetted play space where children go to daily to acquire knowledge and skills on how they can protect themselves against different forms of Violence including FGM and child marriage.
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Parliament Launches New Forum for Adolescent Girls vulnerable children 2

Code-named the Parliamentary Advocacy Platform for the Adolescent Girl, the forum will bring together legislators, legislators working in the interest of promoting education, health and gender issues, to promote access to justice, advocate for youth friendly legislation and combat school related gender based violence.
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Health Ministry Pilots Early Infant Circumcision unicef ug 2 1

A snip in time: What is the best age to circumciseThat is the question that may generate debate soon as government to launches plans to have babies circumcised as part of the safe medical circumcision campaign. Piloted in Kampala, Wakiso, Gulu and Rakai among other districts ahead of planned roll out.
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