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By Anne Lydia Sekandi

Kaabong District, Uganda– Imagine being a young adolescent girl, with a one year-old baby of your own, and ailing aging parents to singlehandedly look after.

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The Government of Japan has contributed US$10 million (approximately 35.9 billion Uganda shillings) to UNHCR (US$4 million), UNICEF (US$3 million), and WFP (US$3 million) to support the emergency response to South Sudanese refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda.

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Blog By Proscovia Nakibuuka Mbonye

It is a few minutes after nine o’clock and the children of Mirambo integrated Early Childhood Development Centre (iECD) are all in class for morning lessons. In the middle class, for those aged 4 to 5 years, it is time for the mathematics lesson, one led by children themselves. The session is very participatory and the children are learning through songs.

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Uganda among 23 countries that have achieved exclusive breastfeeding rates above 60 per cent

No country in the world fully meets recommended standards for breastfeeding, according to a new report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Global Breastfeeding Collective, a new initiative to increase global breastfeeding rates.

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During World Breastfeeding Week, UNICEF highlighted the importance of breastfeeding. Breastfed is best fed! Take a look at the infographic compilations of the merits of #BestStartInLife

Adolescent girls and boys play games at a Child Frieldly Space in Amudat District.

As one approaches Naguliet Child Friendly Space (CFS) in Loroo Sub County in Amudat District, Eastern Uganda you can’t fail to notice girls and boys playing football, netball and other community games. A group of adolescent girls are seen seated under a shade with a mentor.

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National poverty maps represent a pivotal milestone for Uganda’s overall socio-economic development, especially as the country intensifies its pursuit of sustainable and equitable wealth creation, and inclusive growth in order to become an upper Middle Income Country by 2040.

Refugees from South Sudan, majority of them children and women, await registration at Kuluba collection centre, Northern Uganda.

Kampala, May 9, 2017:  The forthcoming Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees convened and jointly hosted by President Yoweri Museveni and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Kampala from 22 to 23 June 2017 aims to raise USD 2 Billion for refugees and communities hosting them in Uganda.

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UNICEF Uganda launches the Social Service Delivery Equity Atlas. It is an intuitive approach to present outcome and financial data through a rigorous tool that openly speaks to equity, equality, efficiency and effectiveness.