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Kenyan repatriates 32 Karamojong girls

  Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirty two Karamojong girls and three of their infants have returned to Uganda through Busia one-stop border post following their repatriation by the Kenyan government. The returnees who are from Napak, Nakapiripirit and Moroto districts among others in Karamoja sub-region were stranded in …

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Acholi paramount chief calls for protection of girls in lockdown

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwot David Onen Acana II, the Paramount Chief of Acholi Cultural Institution has called for collective responsibility to protect young girls from sexual abuse as the country battles the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rwot Acana told URN during an interview at his palace …

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Sexually abused girls, women to get legal assistance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal Aid Service Providers Network- LASPNET has launched a campaign to connect sexually abused girls and women to lawyers who will help in giving them timely legal information and assist in seeking justice. In the campaign for eliminating violence against women and girls, Sylvia …

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Over 900 school age going girls in Budaka district impregnated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 942 girls in Budaka district got pregnant in the first three months of the lockdown, health officials have revealed. According to health officials in the district, a survey conducted between April and July in only four health facilities indicated that over 900 school-age …

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130 pregnancies recorded among school children in Tororo

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The education department of Tororo district is concerned that many more girls might not return to school when educational institutions reopen. The fear came after a mini-survey conducted in the district indicated that more than 100 girls had been impregnated since the closure of schools …

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