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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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Announcing: Helping Children Home

July 13, 2012

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  We at A Child’s Voice and Child Advocacy Africa are very excited to announce a brand new initiative in partnership with major Ugandan government and non-government entities. This initiative, focused on vulnerable children all across Uganda, will be called Helping Children Home. An official launch will take place at a special ceremony in Kampala, Uganda, TBD. Once launched, a new 24-hour toll free […]

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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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