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Uganda

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Casework
Ugandan Teacher to Stand Trial for Sexual Abuse of Students
In April, IJM supported police to arrest a man who had been using his position as the headmaster of a school to sexually abuse the young boys in his...
Arrest for Domestic Violence in Uganda
In April 2019, IJM Uganda supported police to arrest a man who had repeatedly abused and threatened to kill his wife, Betty*.
Three Convictions for Domestic Violence in Uganda
This month, three men were convicted and sentenced for the crime of domestic violence in Gulu, Uganda.
12 Convictions for Sexual Violence Against Children in Uganda
Last week, IJM Uganda achieved a conviction in a case of sexual violence against a child that they had been told would be "hopeless" to win.
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...
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...
IJM Interns/Fellows: Top Ten Moments From 2014
IJM teams around the world are celebrating the end of a very big year. To recap, we asked some of our interns and fellows to share ten moments...

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