Violence Against Children In Schools In Uganda
Plan Uganda in collaboration with Uganda Law Society, conducted a desk review on Violence against children. The review highlights the gaps within the legal structure and factors hindering effective implementation and enforcement by the various actors.
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Good Practices in implementing the Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction Approach
This publication highlights the good practices Plan Uganda has identified in implementing the Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction Approach and recommendations to inform Government and development partners on Disaster Risk Management.
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Rehabilitation of young girls exploited in commercial sex
Plan Uganda shares experiences in implementing a 2-year project in Kampala to rehabilitate commercial sex workers, equipping them with employable skills so they can transition into alternative occupations.
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Good practices in community managed early childhood care and development
This publication highlights how children’s quality start in life can be achieved when parents prevent neglect and abuse by creating a safe environment both at home and in their communities for their children.
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Court Self Representation - A Community Empowered Process
This case study examines Plan Uganda’s programme experiences in protecting the legal rights of these marginalized people in Kawempe and Kamuli through the promotion of court self-representation.
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Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) Approach; Plan Uganda’s Experience
The cost for financial institutions to provide financial services to poor urban and rural areas is high. This publication reveals the need to support initiatives like Village Savings & Loan Associations (VSLAs) that enhance saving, economic security, business and financial management in order to improve household income.
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Good practices in Community-Led Total Sanitation
Over 9 million children under the age of 5 die annually largely due to preventable water, sanitation and hygiene-related diseases. This publication highlights how children’s quality start in life can be achieved when their parents prevent neglect and abuse by creating a safe environment both at home and in their communities.
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Better programme models and approaches for vulnerable children
This publication shares promising practices, models, and approaches for future programmes that address the needs of vulnerable children in Uganda and in other countries facing similar challenges.
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Enhacing women’s participation in decisions making
Most women are deprived of their right to make decision regarding their economic, social, cultural, legal, and reproductive well-being. This was a key rationale for this intervention. Plan and FIDA established a cadre of community volunteers to provide information and legal services to local residents and thus increase their access to justice.
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Taking on a 'cultural approach' to protect rights
In most Ugandan communities, elders and clan leaders handle and resolve disputes. In Kamuli and Kampala districts,Plan and FIDA brought them on board to build their capacity in comprehending laws and human rights, for the benefits of the orphans and widows affected by HIV and AIDS.
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Promoting legal rights of people affected by HIV-AIDS
Those infected with HIV/AIDS experience innumerable social, economic, and legal injustices. This case study examines Plan Uganda’s programme experiences in protecting the rights of these marginalized people in Kawempe and Kamuli districts.
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Many people infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS do not have access quality treatment services. The PMTCT-Plus project aimed to better the lives of children and families affected by the disease in Tororo District by increasing access to, quality of, and awareness about PMTCT services.
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Adopting alternative dispute resolution methods
People who are directly or indirectly affected by HIV are vulnerable to having their rights abused. They are unaware of these rights and unable to seek redress. Alternative dispute resolution methodology involves resolving disputes without going to the courts of law to promote observance of rights and foster reconciliation.
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