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10:16
10:16

Katakwi Registers Surge in Teenage Pregnancies Katakwi District 2 1

According to the report, Katakwi Town Council leads with 190 cases, followed by Magoro with 188, Usuk Sub County 177, Katakwi Sub County 137, Ongongoja Sub County with 115 cases, Ngariam 89, Kapujan 87 and Omodoi 100 while Palam Sub County registered the least number with eleven cases.
15:58
15:58

Policemen in Drive to End Gender Based Violence un women 3 2

In the campaign dubbed Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, male officers donned womens clothing, shoes and carried handbags in a journey that started at the Railway grounds through the streets of Kampala to Simbamannyo building- the headquarters of the Ministry of Gender.
18:12
18:12

Teso Leaders Launch Girl Child Protection Drive soroti district 3

The campaign will focus on eliminating cases of defilement, rape and sexual harassment often subjected to young girls by peers, guardians and other community members including parents.
11:43
11:43

Keeping Girls in Schools Can Reduce Poverty -UNFPA un population fund 1 1 Top story

Ensuring girls stay in school could boost the developing world economy by 21 billion shillings a year according to a new United Nations study. Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling and more likely to face forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other undermining practices.
18:16
18:16

Girls Highlight Harassment, Forced Marriages as Challenges to Education school girls 4 1

Alowo Grace Fiona, a student at Petta Community Secondary School in Tororo district cited early and forced marriages as a key issue preventing girls from attaining education. She painfully indicated how some parents look at their daughters as sex objects only good for marriage.
16:48
16:48

Govt Urged on School Re-entry Policy for Teenage Mothers 2

The Coalition on Girls Empowerment says that many girls, who drop out due to pregnancy, have been victimized by schools, fellow pupils and communities adding that the development of a policy on re-entry would go a long way in improving retention levels for girls in school and reduce illiteracy among women.
12:27
12:27

Government to Launch Campaign for Adolescent Girls teenage pregnancy 1

The campaign dubbed, national Campaign on Adolescent Girls, will be launched next week on the International Day of the Girl Child IDGC, a day designated for promoting the rights of girls and addressing the unique challenges they face.
07:41
07:41

Ntoroko Child Mothers Return to School teenage mothers 3

Despite giving birth to more than one child at an early age, some of the child mothers have returned to school.
19:26
19:26

Education issues guidelines for menstrual hygiene management in Schools 1

All schools will be required to construct water tanks and changing rooms as part of the government efforts to ensure proper good menstrual hygiene management at schools.
13:28
13:28

Early Marriages, School Dropout Rate Persist in Lyantonde Despite By-Law teenage pregnancy 4

The number of girls dropping out of school to marry continues to increase in Lyantonde district despite availability of a by-law to check the problem. In 2007, Lyantonde district passed a by-law to ensure all children go to school.
13:22
13:22

Parents Reject Head Teacher Accused of Defilement underage sex 1 Top story

Juma Hassan Nyene, the police spokesperson East Kyoga told our reporter that the Resident State Attorney (RSA) instructed the police to release the suspect Gabriel Esone while investigations continue. However, parents have threatened to lynch the head teacher if he returns to Obule Primary School.
10:16
10:16

Manafwa Students In Sanitary Pads Production 2

Rachel Wade, the Director Help International says the campaign that will depend on locally available material will target school going girls who will in turn act as ambassadors.
16:53
16:53

Lwengo Head Teacher in Trouble For Impregnating P7 Pupil underage sex

Charles Kiyimba, the Deputy Head Teacher of Kigeye Primary School in Malongo Sub-county, Lwengo District is in trouble for allegedly impregnating a P7 Pupil.
13:05
13:05

Anti-FGM Law Yields Fruits In Sebei, Karamoja fgm act 2010 4

The enactment of Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation -FGM Act has helped to considerably reduce the practice among the communities in the Sebei and Karamoja sub regions, according to the United Nations.
14:58
14:58

Campaign To Get Back Child Mothers To School Pays Off 2

Some of the child mothers are victims of rape, defilement or early child marriages.
08:07
08:07

Lamwo In Door-to-Door Campaign To Keep Girls In School teenage preganacies 2

Lamwo district has resolved to go on a door to door campaign to get more girl children enrolled and kept in schools in 2014. This comes after the strategy proved successful in Lokung, one of its sub counties in 2013.
13:08
13:08

16-Year-Old Pleads with Parents over Girl Child Education pader district 1

The teenager who dreams of becoming a nurse is angered with parents that undermine girl child education. She further pleads with the courts of laws to never exercise leniency to teachers that defile their students.
11:13
11:13

Karamoja Women Embrace Family Planning 4 2

Christine Tekho a mother of nine children gave birth to her first child at 15 years in 1992. The first family planning programme was introduced in Katikekile sub county Moroto district in 1997. In Karamoja region, the more daughters a man has, the richer he is considered since each girl is equal to 100 cows irrespective of their educational level yet many of them do not get opportunities to study.
17:42
17:42

MPS Demand for Census Ahead of World Population Day girl child 3 1

MP Betty Awol Ochan, a member of the Food security Forum, said that government should emphasize children’s rights to education, health and marriage at the right age. She said this calls for promotion of sex related education and that both the youth in schools and out of school should be targeted.
04:03
04:03

41 Year Old to Serve 8 Years for Defilement underage sex

Masaka High Court Judge Justice Kibuuka Musoke has sentenced a 41 year old man to eight years in prison for defiling a nine year old girl.
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