Case Studies

Fathers develop positive family relationships in Uganda

Fathers’ clubs are supporting Ugandan men like father of 11, John, to discuss issues they face and become better parents and partners.
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Girls support others to manage periods in COVID-19 lockdown

To help girls and young women manage their periods during COVID-19 lockdown, a group of 52 girls in northern Uganda are making and distributing reusable sanitary pads in their communities.
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Education continues amidst COVID-19 lockdown in refugee settlements…

Children in Uganda’s refugee camps are continuing their education despite schools being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to learning materials provided by Plan International.
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Filmmakers use girls’ nakedness to make money

Youth activist Angella, from Kampala, is calling for filmmakers to stop reinforcing negative stereotypes that hold girls back from following their ambitions.
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Young activist campaigns for safer cities in Uganda

Meet Faridah, 21, from Uganda. Her inspirational story shows how girls and young women have the power to overcome adversity to become leaders of change in their lives and communities.
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Youth advocate stops child marriages in Uganda

Shamim, 20, has become an influential leader in her community and is supporting girls to avoid child marriage, return to school and learn new skills.
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Jemma’s journey to the world’s largest refugee camp…

Jemma* tells the story of her journey from the conflict in South Sudan to the world's largest refugee camp, Bidi Bidi in northern Uganda. 
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What does the SmartUp Factory do?

See how over 3,500 young people from Uganda have learned new skills and gained opportunities thanks to the innovative SmartUp Factory.
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4 steps to advance digital equality for girls

If the digital world grows without the input and participation of girls and women, we risk leaving them even further behind. This is our 4-step guide towards digitally empowered girls.
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Champions of Change: Unlocking the Power of Uganda’s Girls…

Plan International’s new research shows that no matter what they are capable of, girls face a wall of resistance in their struggle to progress. We spoke to girls in Uganda about the Champions…
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Responding to the needs of South Sudanese refugees

​​​​​​​Plan International Uganda is responding to the refugee influx in the north of the country that has resulted from the political crisis in South Sudan. 
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5 feminist fathers from around the world

A vital component for achieving gender equality and rights for girls is the involvement and support of men and boys. Fathers, in particular, can play an important role in creating an equal environment…
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