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Children’s Act Amendment Bill

March 3, 2016

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As was recently announced, the Parliament of Uganda passed a children’s act amendment bill on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016. This bill restricts legal guardianships to only nationals of Uganda, and changes the adoption fostering period from 36 months to 12 months. The passing of this bill has been received with mixed feelings. Some people are glad […]

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Leadership Workshop on March 11th

March 4, 2013

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An orphanage is usually the first place where children end up after they have lost parental care. Once they enter the system, their destiny is decided by probation officers, orphanage administration, attorneys, etc. Unfortunately in Uganda, the measures in place by the Children’s Act to support Uganda’s Orphans and Vulnerable children (OVCs) are not always […]

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ACPF Summary

June 4, 2012

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The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF) was held in Ethiopia on May 29 and 30. The conference focused on the controversies around and alternatives to inter-country adoption. Freda Luzinda, country director of Child Advocacy Africa, attended the African Child Policy Forum this year. Child Advocacy Africa is committed to advocating for the best interest of […]

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