News Updates

  • By Esther Oluka The video of Jolly Tumuhirwe, a househelp, torturing baby Arnella was troubling to watch when it made rounds on social media in 2014. Among other actions, the clip showed the maid...
  • A Ugandan maid pleaded guilty on Monday to torturing a baby in a case that shocked the country after a graphic video of her abusing the child was made public. The 22-year-old maid, Jolly Tumuhiirwe,...
  • The nanny was caught on camera slapping the child, throwing her to the floor and using a blunt object to forcefully beat her while she continuously stepped on the toddler's body. In Kampala, Uganda...
  • NAIROBI, 11 June (IRIN) - A Ugandan child advocacy group has expressed alarm at the results of a recent survey indicating that over 50 percent of children in Uganda below the age of 10 years have...
  • Child neglect has been ranked highest on the list of the worst forms of human rights abuses that were committed in Uganda last year. The 2005 Report of the Uganda Human Rights Commission released...
  • The Minister for Gender, Labour and social affairs, Janat Mukwaya, recetly  launched a new book entitled: Child Abuse and Neglect in Uganda.  The book was written by Prof. David Kaawa Mafigiri and...
  • Parliament has resolved to set up a select committee to investigate the widespread cases of sexual harassment in educational institutions. The move followed a motion moved by the National Female...