Child Marriage

CHILD MARRIAGE IN UGANDANearly 1 in every 2 girls in Uganda is […]

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Ending Adolescent HIV

Turning the tide against AIDS will require more concentrated focus on adolescents […]

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Sexual & Reproductive Health

We believe that upholding adolescents’ rights to sexual and reproductive health reduces […]

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Our Areas of work

We are committed to women, children and adolescent young people living a life of equality, justice and dignity, and that the solutions we develop to support these are sustainable in the long-term. We do this by working in powerful partnerships to identify and tackle the underlying causes and consequences of poverty, exclusion and discrimination that stop them achieving their full potential. We with women, girls, children, young people and communities and have learned what stands in the way of their rights and gender equality.

Current Projects

Preventing and Responding to Child Marriages

Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northern Uganda (SCOEN) is a female-led organization […]


Provision of Girl-Friendly Latrine to Boost School Attendance

Overriding goal of the project is to ensure Girls from 5 schools […]


Who We Are

Share Child Opportunity Eastern and Northern Uganda (SCOEN) is a female-led organization formed in 2010 by women’s rights and child welfare workers, activists, and professionals who were particularly concerned about the mistreatment of children and women as a result of the northeastern Uganda LRA conflict. The organization works in Teso and Karamoja Sub Regions. The mission of the organization is to attain gender equality in local communities through promoting the social, political, educational, and economic participation of women and children in community development programs. The organization approaches the problem of child marriage utilizing a multi-dimensional approach – addressing education, gender based violence, social norms, and providing income generation opportunities.

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