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Summary Before the Covid-19 pandemic, countries around the globe had made remarkable progress in reducing child labor. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), the number of children in child labor decreased by approximately 94 million…
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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary It is important that I have a lawyer. It is important because whenever he comes, we will continue telling him what happened to us… I want our lawyer to stand for us in the courtroom. If it is possible, Ongwen should be…
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Summary I think government intends to keep the people uninformed. You see, uninformed people are easy to manipulate. Cases of intimidation are prevalent. . . . As journalists we are forced to cover up. In the reporting you don’t…
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 “Where Do You Want Us to Go?” Abuses against Street Children in Uganda Map Summary Key Recommendations Methodology I. Context More Children on the…
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“How Can We Survive Here?” The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Karamoja, Uganda Map 1: Districts and Sub-Counties in Karamoja…
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“Letting the Big Fish Swim” Failures to Prosecute High-Level Corruption in Uganda Summary Recommendations To the President, Cabinet, and Government of Uganda To the Ugandan…
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Curtailing Criticism Intimidation and Obstruction of Civil Society in Uganda Summary Recommendations To the President, the Government of Uganda, and NRM Officials To the NGO …
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Introduction In March 2011 the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Luis Moreno-Ocampo, …
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Summary Since 2002, military courts in Uganda have prosecuted well over 1000 civilians for offenses under the criminal code, such as murder and armed robbery. In 2006, Uganda’s…
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“Even Dead Bodies Must Work” Health, Hard Labor, and Abuse in Ugandan Prisons Map: Prisons Visited by Human Rights Watch in Uganda Definitions and Acronyms Summary Key Recommendations …
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Violence Instead of Vigilance Torture and Illegal Detention by Uganda’s Rapid Response Unit Summary Recommendations To the President and Government of Uganda To the Uganda Police Force,…
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“As if We Weren’t Human” Discrimination and Violence against Women with Disabilities in Northern Uganda Summary Key Recommendations I. Methodology II. Background A Post-Conflict Setting III. Findings…
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A Media Minefield Increased Threats to Freedom of Expression in Uganda I. Map of Uganda II. Summary III. Recommendations IV. Methodology V. The State of Media Freedom in Uganda Background Criminal…
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Trail of Death Maps I. Summary II. Methodology III. Recommendations IV. Introduction Operation Lightning Thunder and its Aftermath Strength of the LRA V. Massacre in the Makombo Area …
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Preparing for the Polls Improving Accountability for Electoral Violence in Uganda I. Summary II. Methodology III. Recommendations To the Ugandan Government To all Political Parties To the Electoral Commission To Donor …
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  Open Secret Illegal Detention and Torture by the Joint Anti-terrorism Task Force in Uganda Glossary of Acronyms I. Summary II. Methodology III. Recommendations To the President and…
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The Christmas Massacres LRA attacks on Civilians in Northern Congo Map 1: Democratic Republic of Congo Map 2: Location of Christmas Massacres Map 3: Villages Attacked by the LRA in Doruma Area I. Summary…
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"Get the Gun!" Human Rights Violations by Uganda's National Army in Law Enforcement Operationsin Karamoja Region Map I. Summary Key Recommendations To the Government of Uganda.. To…