The dual aspects in reintegration programs are therefore to provide education alongside economic opportunity
There are more Ugandans under the age of 18 than there are adults .But only about a quarter of young people remain in secondary school.
A forced “marriage” at age 14 to the LRA’s leader Joseph Kony, with whom Amony had three children
“…an estimated 30,000 children were abducted from their homes to serve as fighters, porters… sex slaves and baby-sitters.”
Agaba has no sense of a future beyond the mercury-laced waters of the gold mining pit …
If these…psychologically damaged children are not given hope, …their past will pummel them into …chaos and destruction.
I have watched girls walk 3 or 4 miles with no shoes to get to school.
“Do not expect a pupil who comes to school and there is no hope for a lunch[time] meal to stay in school,” Guloba says.
The pictures reveal the testament of her severe beatings. She was beaten severely and cut with a machete.. When Akello was three years old, she was shot in the left hand..