Child Abuse and Neglect in Uganda by David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Eddy Joshua Walakira

By David Kaawa-Mafigiri, Eddy Joshua Walakira

This ebook presents a distinct viewpoint on addressing problems with quite a few sorts of violence opposed to childrens from students inside of their very own nation. Bringing jointly cross-disciplinary services, this quantity addresses an enormous variety of issues regarding baby abuse and forget in Uganda.
Exploring components from the safety of road kids to cultural proverbs concerning baby maltreatment, this quantity examines matters either particular to the Ugandan contexts in addition to largely skilled in baby maltreatment paintings in non-Euro-American international locations. This e-book surveys the breadth of the kid safeguard box, protecting problems with children’s common rights, demanding situations of safety and moral quandaries in learning and addressing maltreatment.

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According to the MGLSD study by Riley (2012) as well as other studies such as Walakira et al. (2014d) and Walakira and Dumba-Nyanzi (2012), there are over 800 child care institutions accommodating over 50,000 children. What is not well understood though is the motivation for opening up the institutions. Walakira et al. (2014d) reveal that in part, many of the children in the child care institutions (CCIs) have living parents; at least 64 % have a living mother or father. At the same time, operators of the institutions visited were pointed out by the communities to openly recruit children.

2015), and the practice of multicultural social work including the use of communal approaches (Abdullah 2015). There are also those that call for the utilization of cultural heritage including material spaces and artifacts (Meskell 2008), religious values such as those from the gospels (Reinhartz 2015) and the more commonly used approaches, such as music therapy, in both West and African societies (Swart 2014). Indigenous approaches could still fail to address modern traumatic experiences. However, studies that combine research and action in an experimental manner need to be conducted.

Through these engagements, the University and their partners identified research gaps, and developed experimental interventions to measure the efficacy of particular interventions. For example, working with War Child Holland, the Department of Social Work and Social Administration were able to test War Child Holland’s model for evaluating the effects of a community-based approach towards elimination of violence against children (see Walakira et al. 2014c). Other studies undertaken have looked at models to deal with child trafficking (Walakira et al.

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