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Where child marriages are the norm

Sophia Nangobi sits quietly under a huge muwafu (African canarium) tree, a few feet away from the labour ward of Mayuge Health Centre III. It seems she is bored because she plucks a piece of grass, puts it in her mouth, and begins to chew on it. Everything about the bare-footed girl, including her shyness

  • Posted by: scoen
  • 2018-08-10

Leap forward to end child marriage in Uganda

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 Uganda have child brides. The model law has been developed in response to this high prevalence of child marriage in Africa, which is largely driven by high

  • Posted by: scoen
  • 2018-06-20

16 steps to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence

An estimated 246 million girls and boys are harassed and abused in and around school every year. School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) can take the form of psychological, physical and sexual violence against boys and girls in, around and on the way to and from school. SRGBV is a grave violation of human rights and impedes

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