#Uganda

  • 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

  • Article: This Incredible South African Organisation Is Empowering Young People Through Art
    Education

    This Incredible South African Organisation Is Empowering Young People Through Art

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 12, 2018

    During the 2010 World Cup, the organisation Lalela was born. Read more

  • Article: The Weeknd Is Helping Communities Flourish Around the World
    Citizenship

    The Weeknd Is Helping Communities Flourish Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The musician has championed Black Lives Matter and maternal health. Read more

  • Article: Ugandan Politician and Activist Imprisoned by Military, Allegedly Tortured
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Ugandan Politician and Activist Imprisoned by Military, Allegedly Tortured

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 21, 2018

    Bobi Wine is a champion of human rights and the poor. Read more

  • Article: After Nearly Dying as a Newborn, This Advocate Is Working to End Infant and Maternal Mortality
    AdvocacyHealth

    After Nearly Dying as a Newborn, This Advocate Is Working to End Infant and Maternal Mortality

    By Sydni Brecher|July 9, 2018|Global Poverty Project

    With support from Global Citizen, Mama Hope, French Montana, and The Weeknd Read more

  • Article: The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex
    Girls & Women

    The Good Reason These Ugandan Women Charge Their Husbands for Sex

    By Joanna Prisco|July 2, 2018

    The strategy is forcing some irresponsible spouses to support their families. Read more