"The situation is now very tense and the street-connected children are being hit particularly hard by this pandemic," says Damon Wamara of Dwelling Places....
The Children’s Act 2016 addresses sexual abuse and exploitation, child marriage, child sacrifice, child labour, child trafficking, institutional abuse...
Children from the poorest households experience the worst health, struggle to access decent education, and are more likely to have to work or be married...
They said poverty is forcing parents to marry off children in order to get money in form of bride price.
Parents have been cautioned against producing children they cannot look after.
Rebecca Kadaga attributes the increasing problem to negligence of parents and communities.
Statistics indicate that 40% or 3,000,000 children under the age of five are not registered at birth.
Children in refugee camps go through a lot of injustices.
"We are looking for a policy that will cover all issues affecting children and will stand the test of time."
Children need protection from the perpetrators of child trafficking, pornography, labor and soldiering.
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