Female Genital Mutilation

I WANT TO BE AN AMBASSADOR, TO SPEAK FOR THE GIRLS OF KARAMOJA.

Christine Nayar, 19, from Nimsui village, Amudat district is one of the lucky ones who has had the privilege of completing ‘O’ Level or Senior 4 at Jereza High School in Soroti, thanks to the Rights Advocacy program implemented by NAWOU and supported by the Embassy of Ireland. “I had to run away from home …

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AMUDAT PARLIAMENTARY COVID19 TASKFORCE MEETS GIRLS FLEEING FGM.

The Parliamentary COVID19 Taskforce in Amudat district met girls fleeing female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage seeking shelter at Kalas Girls primary school. The girls are supported by the National Association of Women’s Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU) with funding from the Embassy of Ireland. From the instatement of the first lockdown in 2020, the …

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A FATHER’S CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE!

Chelimo was one of “the girls”. “The girls” being those who run away from home, walk for miles through bushes, risk falling prey to warriors or attacks from wild animals to reach ‘safe shelters’ where those at high risk of FGM and consequent early marriage go to find safety. Her father for several years objected …

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KARITA RELIGIOUS LEADER SPEARHEADS CAMPAIGN AGAINST FGM.

“My wife and I are servants of God who live by example. We are committed to educating our children, raise school fees by rearing and selling goats and committed to not having our girls go through FGM,” says Pastor Christopher. Christopher, lead pastor at Pastor of Africa Inland Church in Karita, Amudat district is one of the Community based …

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