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18:28
18:28

FGM; Pokot Men Now Shun Mutilated Women unicef uganda 1 3

Rose Chemie, an elder from Karita Sub County in Amudat district explains that men now feel uncomfortable with mutilated women whose cut organs dont provide sexual excitement and are now opting for uncircumcised women outside the district.
16:52
16:52

Water Scarcity Paralyzes School Activities in Napak unicef uganda 1 3

Maija Napeyok, a primary seven pupil at Loodoi says some of her friends abandon school, especially during their menstrual cycle due to water scarcity.
18:37
18:37

Moroto Leaders, Parents Blamed for Rise in Child Marriages unicef uganda 1 4

According to the UN Agency for Children, UNICEF report published for 2017, one in every four girls is pregnant or has a child. The trends account for nearly 50 per cent of women aged between 20 to 49 years married by the age of 18.
09:41
09:41

Moroto Children Demand End to Early Marriages child marriages 2 1

Gift Lydia Awili, a primary seven pupil of Kasimeri Primary School wants parents to respect the rights of girls by allowing them to study.
14:41
14:41

Karamoja Children Repeat Classes to Stay in School irish aid 1 3

A number of children in Karamoja sub region, who are interested in education but are incapable of raising fees for secondary education, have resorted to repeating classes to stay in school.
12:32
12:32

Students in Karamoja Task Stakeholders On Teachers' Accommodation unicef uganda 1 2

Boniface Angura, a student of Nadunget Seed Secondary School in Moroto and Caroline Napeyok, a senior three student at Panyangara secondary school in Kotido say teachers without accommodation at school fail to concentrate. Citing their respective schools that are located far away from town, the students observed that the affected teachers usually reach school late or even absentee themselves.
15:45
15:45

Fathers Encouraging FGM in Karamoja, Sebei unicef uganda 1

Published in October 2017, the report shows that 35 percent of fathers encourage their daughters to go for FGM against 19 percent of mothers across Karamoja and Sebei sub regions. Amudat district registered the highest number of parents encouraging their daughters to get mutilated with 33 and 31 percent for fathers and mothers, respectively.
10:27
10:27

Tepeth Want Revival of Culture fgm abandonment 1 2

Lotee revealed that the FGM practice was borrowed by the Tepeth through intermarriages with Pokot of Uganda and Kenya. He wants the revival of the Tepeth language and strengthening of elders associations to help guide the young generati
17:16
17:16

Refugee Problem Now a Children's Crisis - UNICEF unicef uganda

Leila Pakkala, the UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa in a statement today notes that more than one million children have been forced from their homes in South Sudan, often amid horrific violence. He says Uganda receives refugee children on daily basis.
12:17
12:17

Govt's Urged to Prioritize Early Childhood Development anthony lake

The call was made at the occasion to unveil a new alliance that aims to make early childhood development a global policy and public spending priority. The aim is to give all young children access to quality services that improve their health, nutrition, learning ability and emotional well-being.
07:21
07:21

Ntoroko District Fails to Manage School Sanitation Programme unicef uganda 2

Douglas Mijumbi, the Deputy Head teacher Primary School explains that some of the latrines constructed by UNICEF caved in leaving the pupils and their teachers without any place to turn for natures call. He says inadequate sanitary facilities forces children to run back home to ease themselves.
16:33
16:33

Ambulances Raise Hope for Expectant Mothers in Karamoja unicef uganda

Maternal and newborn mortality remains a global challenge and more so, an area of concern for Uganda where women and newborns continue to die from preventable causes. Uganda has also recorded slow progress in averting maternal and newborn mortality specifically in hard-to-reach areas and among vulnerable populations living in Karamoja.
12:19
12:19

UNICEF Gets Financial Boost for Refugee Emergency Response in Uganda unicef uganda

The funding from the European Commission\'s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) will support four main interventions in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Koboko, Yumbe and Kiryandongo in northern Uganda. These include immunization, nutrition, water and sanitation and Child protection.
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