Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 37.78 million
  • Population under 15 years: 48%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 59 years
  • Human Development Index: 163 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Low income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 7.3%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.9 persons
  • Female-Headed Households: 29.5%
  • Early Marriage (% of children married by 18 years): 40%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2011

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Catholic Relief Services 31 Jul 2017

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)/4Children is recruiting for a Case Management Rapid Response (CMRR) Program Manager in Uganda. 

Kate van Doore - Griffith University Law School, Forget Me Not5 Jul 2017

In this video, Kate van Doore describes the process of 'paper orphaning,' a term coined to characterize how children are recruited and trafficked into orphanages to gain profits through international funding and orphanage tourism. 

Benjamin Loyseau - UNHCR21 Jun 2017

This UNHCR presentation provides an overview of alternative care for children in East African refugee contexts.

James Kaboggoza - Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Uganda21 Jun 2017

This presentation provides an overview of the implementation of the INSPIRE child protection framework in Uganda. 

Better Care Network28 Feb 2017

Better Care Network seeks a consultant/team of consultants to document efforts to support care reforms in Uganda through the development of a comprehensive ‘Country Care Profile’.

David Kaawa-Mafigiri & Eddy Walakira - Makerere University Dept. of Social Work and Social Administration; Child Maltreatment: Contemporary Issues in Research and Policy20 Jan 2017

Bringing together cross-disciplinary expertise, this volume addresses a vast range of topics related to child abuse and neglect in Uganda.  

Tausi Nakato - The Monitor - AllAfrica.com4 Jan 2017

According to this article, most children's homes in Uganda are operating without government approval.

Catholic Relief Services20 Nov 2016

CRS seeks a Project Director to work with 4Children Uganda in its Kampala location.

Jennifer Huxta - News Deeply15 Nov 2016

The story of two girls who fled South Sudan and joined thousands of unaccompanied minors living in Uganda's refugee camps.

S.A.L.V.E. International10 Nov 2016

The last Thursday of every month, children at S.A.L.V.E. International will be debating inequality live: 2 to 4 p.m. in Uganda; 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the U.K.