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Tribute to Med Kaggwa; The gentle human rights advocate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A cross-section of Ugandan’s continues to pay glowing tribute to Med Kaggwa, the Uganda Human Rights Commission Chair following his death.  Kaggwa, who has been at the helm of the Commission suffered a sudden early on Wednesday morning while driving to office. He is suspected …

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Online bullying on the rise among teens- UNICEF

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A new report by the UN Agency for children, UNICEF has shown that one in three young people in 30 countries have been a victim of online bullying, with one in five reporting having skipped school due to cyber bullying and violence. The findings …

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UNICEF endorses extra maternity leave for mothers in poor countries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United Nations Children’s Agency is advocating for a one-month increase in maternity leave for mothers in low-and-middle-income countries, to enable parents to give their children the best start in life. The agency is equally calling for a transformative shift in how businesses and governments …

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