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Land Theft

Lakot's Story
How long would you hold out for justice? How long would you work to secure a future for your children? Lakot’s story is one of great perseverance in...
Philder's Story
Philder’s in-laws began threatening her family soon after her husband died. But you helped her stand up to them, and they quickly realized they...
Make Home a Safe Place Again
Hellen had no choice but to flee. The war that Joseph Kony waged across northern Uganda threatened her safety and the safety of her dependents....
Rita was a loving mother of six young children.
Milly, a 10-year-old girl in Uganda, watched her mother Rita cry. “I lost hope completely…. I saw all the time (my mother) was crying,” said Milly,...
Albertina and her family were afraid.
Albertina is a frail grandma living in Northern Uganda. A decade ago, she and her family returned home from a refugee camp after a brutal civil war...
Pregnant Widow Chased from Her Land After Husband's Death
Today is International Widow's Day. We highlight one of our clients, T. Claire, a widow who was restored to her land, below:
Mukono Court Recognized as Model for Ugandan System
Close by the massive, three-story (and unfinished) structure of the Mukono District administrative centre stands the Mukono Magistrate’s Court. The...
A Ugandan Court Defends a Grandmother and Sets a New Precedent
By Kathryn Wilkes Kathryn Wilkes is the Field Office Director for IJM Kampala. She and her team have helped defend more than 1,000 widows and orphans...
Study Sheds New Light on Violence Against Ugandan Widows
New IJM research finds that nearly one of three widows in one area of Uganda is a victim of property grabbing—a devastating crime that threatens...

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