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Corporation Partners With Community to Tackle Deforestation in Uganda

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: EducationEnvironment

Agricultural development, population growth and urbanization are fueling deforestation in Uganda.

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Rebuilding Scandal, Threat of Kony Permanently Displace Ugandan Women

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: Human RightsPolitics

The government’s admitted misappropriation of funds has hampered northern Uganda's recovery.

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Ugandans Delay Marriage for Education Despite Stigma in Community

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: CultureEducationHuman Rights

The numbers of unmarried men and women in Uganda have increased during the past 10 years.

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Scholarships, Mentors Expand Education for Ugandan Girls

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: EducationHuman Rights

Wealth and gender continue to play a role in education inequality in Uganda.

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Rape Incidence Drops as Locals Promote Violence-Free Homes in Northern Uganda

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: CultureEducationHuman RightsPolitics

The number of reported rape, domestic violence and defilement cases dropped between 2011 and 2012 in the Apac district of northern Uganda.

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Ugandan Sex Workers Post Highest HIV Rates, Community Considers Expanding Care

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: HealthHuman Rights

A new study asserts that female sex workers in Uganda have one of the highest infection rates among female sex workers in the world. Advocates debate decriminalization of sex work versus rehabilitation as the best strategy to increase access to health care services.

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Societal Pressure, Early Marriage Fuel Teen Pregnancy Rate in Uganda

Region: Uganda

Topics: EducationHuman RightsReproductive Rights

Statistics reveal that 25 percent of teens in Uganda are bearing children.

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Weak Regulations, Corruption Increase Motorbike Taxi Death Toll in Uganda

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: Politics

An increase in deaths from boda-boda accidents has drawn attention to the lack of training and sometimes corrupt permit process.

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Ugandan Musicians Attract International Acclaim, Seek Support

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: Culture

Although Western and Congolese music dominated Ugandan audiences in the past, the local music industry is growing.

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Barren Women in Uganda Fight Stigma Through Prayer and Medicine

Region: AfricaUganda

Topics: HealthHuman Rights

Barrenness is a delicate subject in Uganda, where the stigma attached to women who cannot bear children is strong. Uganda is considered to be part of the “African Infertility Belt.”

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