The Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development has discovered that programmes put in place to empower girls and cushion them against early marriages and pregnancies are not utilized. Speaking during a meeting with Members of Parliament on Saturday, Obadiah
553 concerned agencies are calling for urgent action to make gender-based violence a key response priority of humanitarian response plans
Dear Under-Secretary-General Lowcock, The below 553 concerned agencies are calling for urgent action to make gender-based violence (GBV) a key response priority of humanitarian response plans, moving to action the commitments of the “End SGBV Conference,” the Call to Action
Early pregnancies escalate during COVID-19 lockdown. Early marriages are estimated at 17% but the number could be higher than that since most parents do not report the cases.
SCOEN-Uganda supports new legislation to help eradicate child marriage in Uganda within a generation 7 million child brides Child marriage affects 70 million girls in the world and East and Southern Africa have 7 million child brides alone. The model