What we do
Find out how we are supporting the government to reach the most marginalized children
UNICEF works in the world’s toughest places to reach the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere. In Uganda, we are working to keep children alive, educated and safe, especially the poorest.
Child survival and development
Every child has the right to survive and thrive.
Our child survival and development programme, strives to improve the health and nutrition of children, adolescents, mothers and other vulnerable groups by strengthening national capacity to deliver services, through these strategic areas:
Basic education and adolescent development
Every child has the right to learn
Our basic education and adolescent development programme aims to build an effective and well-resourced formal and informal education system that is inclusive, relevant and accessible to all girls and boys through these strategic areas:
Every child has the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated.
Our child protection programme works to create a comprehensive child protection system that prevents violence against children and women and responds to victims and survivors of violence with quality services through these strategic areas:
Social policy, advocacy and evaluation
Every child has the right to an equitable chance in life.
Through our social policy programme, we strive to establish equity-sensitive and child friendly policies, programmes and budgets, based on high quality evidence and strengthened oversight. We do this through:
Strategic communication and partnerships
We strive for innovative and participatory approaches and partnerships that drive public action to accelerate the realization of children’s rights in Uganda, especially of the poorest and most deprived through: