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11:46
11:46

Kasese District Registers High Cases of Child Abuse 4 1

According to records, the district registered an increase of child abuse cases from 2,082 in 2018 to 20,653 in 2019. Last year, the cases rose to 25,439 cases and this year alone Kasese has so far recorded over 22 child abuse cases.
08:28
08:28

Increasing Defilement, Early Marriages in Refugee Camps Worry Leaders child abuse 2 3 Top story

Moses Wenga, a refugee welfare council in Bidibidi base camp in Yumbe district, says the cases of defilement for the last five months are worrying.
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Activists Call for Measures to Combat Child Neglect child abuse 1 2

The Children’s Act, which came into force in 1996, enables police, community leaders, and local officials to handle infringements of children’s rights. But experts say the law is not an adequate deterrent in cases where parents do not provide for their children.
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44-Year-Old Jailed 45 Years For Defilement masaka high court

Prosecution led by Ivan Nkasibwe the Masaka Resident State Attorney told court that Bulenzi took the advantage of the absence of the victims parents who had gone to the garden and defiled her.
17:47
17:47

Luweero Police Stuck with 16 Children child trafficking 1

Last week Police raided Gods Power Revival Church located at Sinalya Hill, Kalule-Bombo in Luweero district and rescued 15 girls and one boy.
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Father Arrested for Injuring Children over Homework children act 2016 2 1

Byaruhanga noted that Police has preferred a case of child abuse against Kayiza and her girlfriend Sserumaga whereas the mother is being hunted over desertion.
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Child Abuse Cases Worry Kalangala Leaders justice 3 1

Last year, fishermen at Kitobo landing site in Bufumira sub county testified before the Parliamentary Health and social services committee that it is normal for island dwellers to share women.
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Teacher Arrested for Authorizing Corporal Punishment child abuse 1

Uganda Radio Network obtained a video of Daniel Kibuye, 32, severely beating the child as Winnie Nakanjako, stood by. The father was indiscriminately hitting the childs legs, the back and the head. It is reported that Nakanjako sanctioned the punishment after administering the first round of beating.
11:09
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Why Neighbours Call for Forgiveness of “Child Battering Father” child neglect 1

Ruth Adong, another mother who has seen Kibuye over the years struggling to provide for the two kids, says being in police cells is enough punishment. Kibuye has been at Kira Road Police since Tuesday evening. He is disciplined hard working man.
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School Blamed for Allowing Parent to Beat Child child abuse 2 1

State Minister for Primary Education, Rosemary Seninde, has said it was wrong for teachers at Marto Nursery School to allow a parent beat child at school. Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday obtained a video of a four-year-old child being severely beaten his father, Daniel Kibuye, while a female teacher as well as other children stood and watched. Kibuye, who has since been detained at Kira Road Police Station on charges of assault and child abuse, was punishing the child for losing his way to school.
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Man Captured on Video Beating Child Faces Assault Charges child assault 2 Top story

Thirty-two-year-old Daniel Kibuye, a resident of Nsooba in Kyebando, faces assault and child abuse charges. Uganda Radio Network captured Kibuye on video severely beating his five-year-son at Marto Nursery School in Kamwokya.
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Child in "Beating" Video Identified corporal punishment 1

The child captured on video being beaten at school has been identified as a four-year-old pupil at Marto Nursery School in Kamwokya. URN obtained a video of the child being severely beaten by a male adult while a female teacher as well as other children stood and watched. The child, whose names are withheld for ethical reasons, was reportedly being beaten incessantly for failure to take himself to school. The child is usually delivered to school by his six-year-old brother.
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Fight Child Sacrifice - Buganda King child abuse 2 1

Kabaka Mutebi opens 24th Buganda Lukiiko, asks the central government to fight child sacrifice.
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Couple Arrested for Causing Death of Daughter child abuse 1

A Rakai couple is in police custody following the death of their child during a domestic squabble. Initial reports indicate that the couple\'s 10-year-old child was hit by a brick during a physical confrontation between the parents. The child has been identified as Vicky Namatovu. The child\'s parents are Moses Lubega and his wife Rose Nakanwagi.
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Government, Opposition Fight over Bill children's rights 3

There was drama at Parliament today when, in an unprecedented event, government and a Member of Parliament tabled two similar bills before the House for consideration. Trouble started when the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development Mary Karoro Okurut presented the Children Amendment Bill 2015, which seeks to align the provisions of the Children\'s Act with exisiting laws such as stringent regulations on inter-country adoption and all forms of exploitation.
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Woman Tortures, Throws Child in Pit Latrine Over UGX 400 child neglect

Jennifer Obong (35), a woman in Kole district who last week tortured and later threw into a pit latrine a seven year old child has been arrested by the police. She has been charged with child abuse and attempted murder.
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Court Stops New Vision from Writing about Suspected Germany Paedophile defamation 1

His legal team recently asked court to stop New Vision from publishing stories about him. The plea was based on a story carried by New Vision on 31st January, 2014 alleging that Glaser and his victims were back together. They claimed that such stories were prejudicial and would influence the court processes.
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Masaka Court Summons Doctor to Testify in Mutilated Baby Case cruel stepmother 1

Masaka court has summoned a Masaka referral hospital doctor to appear before court and testify in a case of a woman who is accused of mutilating the private parts of her then 3 weeks old step daughter.
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Low Pupil Turn Up in Mayuge Primary Schools Blamed on Child Labour child neglect 2

Child rights organizations in Mayuge say there is a proliferation of primary school children being employed in Mayuge for illegal child labor which has affected turn up in schools.
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Man Beats 2-year-old Daughter to Death child neglect Top story

A man has been arrested in Rakai district for beating his two year old daughter to death. Hassan Ssempebwa allegedly beat his daughter Rehema Nampera to death on Thursday.
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