The dual aspects in reintegration programs are therefore to provide education alongside economic opportunity
(published in 2006) by Lee Ridley • March 24, 2006 • Paul was just six-years-old when the rebels came for him in February 2002. Fast asleep in his parents’ otlum, the traditional dwelling … Continue reading Uganda – Children On The Frontline
“They have lost everything and have no self-esteem. All are traumatised.”
‘This is a story for Uganda,’ he says. ‘They need to know what happened. There are children out there still suffering.’
“They asked me what I valued most,” … “They then killed him in front of me.”
“The people in the camps are very poor. I mean, the life is horrible. The people here are not living, they are existing. They are next to dead.”
I happened to be one of the 30 Aboke girls taken into captivity by the LRA
Rebels from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) have dramatically escalated their attacks, abducting more than 200 people – including 54 children – in the first two months of this year.