#Uganda

  • Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report
    Health

    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  • Video: These Ugandan Health Workers Are Also Micro-Entrepreneurs
    PartnerHealth

    These Ugandan Health Workers Are Also Micro-Entrepreneurs

    Feb. 18, 2019|Cisco

    Cisco helps them stay in touch with their clients and optimize their business operations. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Needs More Education Funding to Support Refugees, UN Says
    Education

    Uganda Needs More Education Funding to Support Refugees, UN Says

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 8, 2019

    Currently, only 60% of refugee children have access to primary school education. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Promotes ‘Curvy Women’ as Tourist Attraction, Sparks Outrage
    Girls & Women

    Uganda Promotes ‘Curvy Women’ as Tourist Attraction, Sparks Outrage

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|Feb. 7, 2019

    “They are objectifying us and reducing women to nothing.” Read more

  • Article: 19 People Arrested in Uganda After Reports of Women Forced to Undergo FGM by Gangs
    Girls & Women

    19 People Arrested in Uganda After Reports of Women Forced to Undergo FGM by Gangs

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 24, 2019

    The arrests follow reports of more than 400 girls and women being subjected to FGM. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'

    Dec. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kenya criminalised FGM in 2011 with a minimum punishment of three years in prison and a $2,000 fine. Read more

  • Article: This New App Helps Doctors Diagnose Malaria in Just 2 Minutes
    Health

    This New App Helps Doctors Diagnose Malaria in Just 2 Minutes

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 14, 2018

    Uganda has the highest instance of malaria in the world. Read more

  • Article: The Surprising Reason Uganda's New Tax on Drinks Could Save Lives
    Health

    The Surprising Reason Uganda's New Tax on Drinks Could Save Lives

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 26, 2018

    The tax on alcoholic drinks, including beer and spirits, is expected to raise $2.5 million. Read more