Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Uganda".
A School for Irene: Girls’ Education in Uganda
Irene is 14 years old and in grade 7 – which in Uganda, where she lives, is unusual for girls her age. UNICEF supported programs in Uganda are helping to ensure that Irene and girls like her are able to stay in school longer, sparking positive change in the community.
Girls’ Education in Uganda: Water, Sanitation and School Attendance
Gender equality and the empowerment of girls and women is at the heart of UNICEF’s mandate to realize the rights of all children.
A Life Uprooted: Yar’s Story
16 year old Yar came to Uganda from South Sudan three years ago. Although she had to leave everything behind, she has now made new friends – and a new life – for herself.