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Why is violence against children on the rise and who is to blame?

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Violence against children is increasingly becoming a global problem, according to UN children’s agency UNICEF. Reports show that an estimated one billion children experience moderate to severe physical abuse each year. In Uganda, three in every four young adults have experienced some form of violence during childhood and one in every three young adults have […]

Community Healing and Memory Dialogue

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Community Healing and Memory Dialogue Reparations for sexual and gender based violence cases require a multi-dimensional development approach.Through FIRD-Ug  grassroots perspective approach, We  were  delighted to engage with the community today to share our experiences and further  contribute to the healing process. Both women and men have shown tremendous progress through their self-reliance, group support […]

Universal Health Coverage Day, 12 December 2017

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Universal Health Coverage Day, commemorated each 12 December, is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for countries to provide affordable, quality health care to every person, everywhere.Universal Health Coverage (UHC) means everyone can access the quality health services they need without financial hardship and this Year 2017,FIRD calls upon all citizens […]

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM against Gender Based Violence Campaign (25 Nov to 10 Dec 2017)

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Under the Global Theme “Together we can end GBV in education” and regionally we are counting down to 16 days of activism campaign for 2017 In line with the global campaign, the regional campaign will continue to address girl’s education under the theme Every girl counts! What action are you taking to keep girls in […]

The International Youth Peace Conference 2017( Event)

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Your voices count! This is the core principle of the International Youth Peace Conference Association (IYPCA) which aims at creating a collaborative environment where participants can explore the links between peace, climate change, ecology, food, and international politics.The objective of this conference is to bring together young people from all walks of life and from […]

Call for applications: 5th East Africa Human Rights Training Program (EAHRP), October 15 -27, 2017

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We are delighted to announce that the application period for the 5th East Africa Human Rights Training Program (EAHRP), is now open and we will be accepting applications until January 31, 2017. The East Africa Human Rights Program (EAHRP) is the human rights education initiative of alumni of the annual International Human Rights Training Program […]

Promotion of Environmental Risk Reduction strategies.

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Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the environment, on individual, organizational or governmental level, for the benefit of the natural environment and (or) humans. And FIRD’s Interventions focus on prevention and promoting Mitigation skills and techniques among the local community where their capacities are strengthened to anticipate, cope and recover from the negative impacts […]