Equality Now works to protect blind disabled girl in Uganda

Equality Now works to protect blind disabled girl in Uganda

Muthoni Muriithi – WNN Justice (WNN) Kampala, UGANDA, AFRICA: In many instances accessing justice can be difficult for most women and girls around the world, particularly in cases of sexual violence.  Those with disabilities are often presented with serious additional challenges.  In the case of a young girl in New York who was gang raped […]

Advocacy for street children in Uganda can bring change

Advocacy for street children in Uganda can bring change

Joseline Amony – WNN SOAPBOX (WNN) Gulu, UGANDA, AFRICA: As Uganda joined the world to mark the International Human Rights Day on 10 December, a key concern remained. It’s how we can insure the rights of children in conflict and post conflict environments. In northern Uganda, children below the age of 18 have been the most […]

UGANDA: Global aid groups work to rescue children from domestic trafficking

UGANDA: Global aid groups work to rescue children from domestic trafficking

Kim Lewis – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Kampala, UGANDA, AFRICA: Domestic trafficking of children continues to be an ongoing problem in Uganda, and aid agencies are working to return victims to their homes. The International Organization of Migration, or IOM, in partnership with Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans and with Dwelling Places, said it recently […]