This country page features an interactive, icon-based data dashboard providing a national-level overview of the status of children’s care and care reform efforts (a “Country Care Snapshot”), along with a list of resources and organizations in the country.
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The Care Leaver Experience: A Report on Children and Young People’s Experiences in and After Leaving Residential Care in Uganda
Guide for Interpreting and Applying National Quality Standards for the Protection, Care and Support of Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Uganda
National Quality Standards for the Protection, Care and Support of Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children in Uganda
Prevalence and number of children living in institutional care: global, regional, and country estimates
The State of Uganda Population Report 2019 - Promote Social Protection: Ensure Equity and Equality in harnessing the Demographic Dividend
From Assessment to Graduation: Comprehensive Case Management for Vulnerable Children and Households – The Score Project in Uganda
National Strategic Programme Plan of Interventions for Orphans and Other Vulnerable Children 2011/2012 - 2015/2016
Data for this country care snapshot was contributed by a consultant with the Data for Impact (D4I) Project at Palladium Group LLC.
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The purpose of this event series is to bring care experienced people and supporters from all over the world together to connect, expand and create new ideas for change. The Uganda Care Leavers Organisation (UCL) will lead this presentation.
These presentations from UNICEF and Alternative Care Thailand were delivered during the July 9, 2021, workshop of the Care Measurement Task Force of the Transforming Children's Care Global Collaborative Platform. The focus of the workshop was on care measurement initiatives in Eastern and Southern Africa and Thailand.
The assessment of COVID-19 effect on the Wellbeing of Children in Uganda was conducted between June and August, 2020 by AfriChild Centre, Makerere University. The study took a retrospective approach with a focus on the three months of the COVID-19 lock down (AprilJune 2020) to counter contradictions that could arise from a longer study period in the face of changing dynamics of COVID-19.
This report on the State of Uganda’s Fathers is the first of its kind. The first State of the World’s Fathers Report was published in 2015. This report was monumental in that it highlighted information about fathers and men’s caregiving globally.
This report examines the rise in child labor and poverty during the Covid-19 pandemic in three countries: Ghana, Nepal, and Uganda, the impact on children’s rights, and government responses.
This article from the Guardian shares the stories of survivors of sexual and emotional abuse at a girls’ shelter on Bugala island, in the Ugandan sector of Lake Victoria.
This study explores the effect of COVID-19 on a small number of privately run and funded residential care institutions by conducting a qualitative research study comprising 21 semi-structured interviews across seven focus countries.
According to this article from the Global Sisters Report, "Catholic sisters in three African nations — Uganda, Zambia and Kenya — are leading the way in creating new models for caring for children."
The goals of Catholic Care for Children in Uganda (CCCU) are to enable children to grow up in safe environments, reduce recourse to institutional care, and encourage family- and community-based care for children. This midterm evaluation examines what has been accomplished in the four years since the program began.