Kaawa-Mafigiri, David

Child Abuse and Neglect in Uganda

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Eddy Joshua Walakira

Part I. Research and Theory

2. Building Research Evidence and Collaborative Partnerships in Uganda to Prevent and Protect Children Against Violence: Concerns and Priorities for Action
Eddy Joshua Walakira, Daniel Kikulwe, Ronald Luwangula, David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Badru Bukenya

3. “Situated” Understandings of Child Abuse and Maltreatment in Uganda
Gloria Kimuli Seruwagi

4. Proverbs and Child Protection: A Case Study of Three Bantu Languages: Luganda, Lusoga and Runyankole
Paul Bukuluki, Aloysious Nnyombi, Jude T. Rwemisisi, Ronald Luwangula, Ronard Mukuye, Ismael Ddumba-Nyanzi

5. Child Maltreatment in Uganda: Discourses and Representations in the Ugandan Print Media
Denis Muhangi

Part II. Community and Child Protection

6. Children and Domestic Water Collection in Uganda: Exploring Policy and Intervention Options that Promote Child Protection
Firminus Mugumya, Richard B. Asaba, Innocent Royal Kamya, Narathius Asingwire

7. Matriarchy in Patriarchal Societies: Burden of Care of Maternal Relatives and Vulnerability of Orphans from HIV Affected Households in Luwero District Uganda
Paul Bukuluki, David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Jude T. Rwemisisi

Part III. Culturally Specific Forms of Child Maltreatment

8. The Female Genital Mutilation Economy and the Rights of the Girl Child in Northeastern Uganda
Eric Awich Ochen, Laban Kashaija Musinguzi, Esther Nanfuka Kalule, Eugene Gerald Ssemakula, Rebecca Kukundakwe, Chris C. Opesen, Paul Bukuluki

9. Dilemmas of Child “Sacrifice and Mutilation” in Uganda: Meanings, Causes, and Explanations
Paul Bukuluki, Simon Fellows, Ronald Luwangula

10. Perpetrators or Protectors of Children Against Violence: Police Officers in Uganda and Their Encounters with Children in Street Situations
Innocent Royal Kamya, Eddy Joshua Walakira

Part IV. Child Rights and Justice for Children

11. Negotiating Restorative and Retributive Justice in Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Post-conflict Northern Uganda
Paul Bukuluki, Ismael Ddumba-Nyanzi, John David Kisuule, Berit Schei, Johanne Sundby

12. Human Rights Abuse and Deprivation of Childhood: A Case of Girl Mothers in Northern Uganda
Sarah Kamya

Part V. Responses to Child Maltreatment

13. System Strengthening to Improve Alternative Care for Neglected and Child Survivors of Violence in Uganda: Critical Areas for Consideration
Eddy Joshua Walakira, Daniel Kikulwe, Ronald Luwangula, Mark Riley, Badru Bukenya, Ismael Ddumba-Nyanzi

14. Do Child Rights Legislation and Policies Effectively Protect Children from Maltreatment? Reflection from a Nationwide Sectoral In-Depth Analysis
Eric Awich Ochen, John Ssengendo, Elinor Wanyama Chemonges

15. Education for All: Reflections on the Schooling Status for the Girl Child in Uganda
Daniel Kikulwe, Eddy Joshua Walakira, Lyne Ssebikindu, Joy Ssebikindu, Denis Muhangi, Fred Matovu

16. Preparing Older Street Children for Successful Transition to Productive Adult Life: The Need to Prioritize Tailor-Made Skills Training in Uganda
Ronald Luwangula

Keywords: Social Sciences, Child Well-being, Human Rights, Maternal and Child Health, Childhood, Adolescence and Society, Social Work

Publication year
Child Maltreatment
Page amount
27 pages
Printed ISBN

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