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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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List of Organisations

AfriChild Centre and CPC Learning Network,

Join the AfriChild Centre and CPC Learning Network on September 17th at 9:00 AM EDT (New York)/4:00 PM EAT (Kampala) as they revisit with a COVID-19 lens the existing and new challenges children in residential care institutions (RCI) in Uganda are facing.

4Children,

As the 4Children Uganda System Strengthening project closes September 30, 2020, 4Children will be holding a webinar on September 16 to reflect on the key learning and successes over the life of the project.

Rosebell Kagumire - Quartz Africa,

"The United States imposed financial sanctions and visa restrictions on two Ugandan judges, a lawyer, and her associate for taking part in a fraudulent adoption scheme where 'young children were removed from their families and placed into a corrupt adoption network,'” says this article from Quartz Africa.

Alice McCool - The Guardian,

"The US has imposed financial sanctions and visa restrictions on two Ugandan judges and two lawyers over their part in an international adoption scam involving more than 30 children," says this article from the Guardian.

Tracy Teddy Nayiga - PML Daily,

This article from PML Daily announces the approval of a new National Child Policy in Uganda.

Child's i Foundation,

This report from Child's i Foundation provides an overview of the organisation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda.

The World Bank,

"The Government of Uganda, through the World Bank-funded Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project (DRDIP) project, is taking preventative action to combat violence against [refugee] children by creating an environment for children’s empowerment and participation," says this news release from the World Bank.

Save the Children,

This report finds that children in Uganda are increasingly vulnerable and at risk from an in crease in violence and abuse, stress, poverty, and hazardous coping strategies such as child labour and child marriage during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, vulnerable children have less support than usual. 

ChildFund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children's Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision,

This briefing paper sets out how children in Uganda are being affected, and practical recommendations to the Government, donors and other key stakeholders.

AfriChild: The Center for the Study of the African Child and the Care and Protection of Children (CPC) Learning Network,

This first webinar of a series focused on late-breaking research calling attention to the realities of vulnerable children in Uganda will focus on street-connected children as a particularly vulnerable demographic in Uganda.