Uganda

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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ISPCAN,

ISPCAN in partnership with Italian country partner, CISMAI, will be hosting the 2020 European Congress in the Rimini Convention Center. The event has been postponed from its original dates (June 22-24, 2020) to June 2021. 

Nka (The Swedish Family Care Competence Centre) Linnaeus University and Eurocarers,

The 3rd International Young Carers Conference will build on the conclusions from the 2nd International Conference and will reflect on the concrete actions required to enable young carers to reach their full potential.

Institutionalised Children: Explorations and Beyond (ICEB): An International Journal on Alternative Care,

ICEB is receiving manuscripts that address alternative care in South Asia for the March and September 2021 issues.

ISPCAN,

The ISPCAN 2020 Congress will be held in Adelaide, Australia from 15-18 November 2020.

Be Strong Families, Center for the Study of Social Policy, Families Canada, Seattle Human Services, & National Family Support Network,

The biennial Together for Families Conference is a unique event that connects various stakeholders from across the U.S. and Canada in the Family Support and Strengthening Field to focus on quality practice. The conference will be held virtually from 13-16 October 2020.  

Christian Alliance for Orphans,

The purpose of this event is to give leaders the opportunity to be part of transitioning an organization from residential care to family care, via interaction around a fictional case study.

Center for Digital Development,

The Center for Digital Development is looking for a short-term consultant to help with the Protecting Children from Digital Harm initiative.

Boston College School of Social Work Research Program on Children and Adversity,

The Research Program on Children and Adversity at Boston College is seeking Research Associates for the Early Child Development & Violence Prevention Home-Visiting Implementaton Science project inn Rwanda.

Changing the Way We Care,

Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) is seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for CTWWC’s external-facing communications including: playing a critical role in realizing the theory of change related to leveraging demonstration countries for global care system transformation; promoting strategic growth of the initiative; and ensuring good public understanding of the work of CTWWC.

Changing the Way We Care,

Changing the Way We Care (CTWWC) is seeking a Director who will be responsible for developing and managing an influence and engagement strategy and for providing strategic leadership, oversight and coordination of a team of CTWWC experts and partners.