Promoting Girl Child Education

17 year old Agnes Mbambu is a senior four student of Saddex High School located in Muliba sub-county, Kasese district. Her parents wanted her to marry early so as to educate her brother. Agnes has become an ambassador for girl child education in her school and community. According to her teache ...
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Media in Karamoja

The Unwanted Witness (UW) is one of the projects funded by IDF and is using the media through the community radio among other communication channels to amplify voices of the poor and vulnerable groups to demand for fairness in land acquisition and ownership in Uganda. A community radio reporter Edwa ...
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Unclogging the “pipe” to Prisons

Tens of thousands of inmates in Uganda spend their nights standing in jail cells. There is simply not enough space for them to lie down. The situation is dire, so much so that Uganda is ninth among the top 10 countries with most overcrowded prisons in the world, according to a report by the Inter ...
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Resolving Land Disputes in Post-Conflict Situations

Where there is land, there will be conflicts over who owns it, who can use it and who will inherit it. The height of conflict over land varies from place to place but the risk of these conflicts becoming violent is higher in places where there has been war. A good example of such a situation is in N ...
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The Success of ADR Mechanism

Independent Development Fund (IDF) is constantly working to promote access to justice at the grass root level and one of the feasible, fast and working approach that has seemed effective in providing access to justice for the poor is through the ADR mainly through mediation and sometimes arbitration ...
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