Teenage pregnancy does not mean the end for refugee girls in Uganda
COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown led to a spike in the number of teenage pregnancy cases in refugee settlements where World Vision operates. Hundreds of adolescent girls like Rose and Joyce fell victims to teenage pregnancy and early marriage because of the closure of schools. Although Uganda had the longest school shutdown in the world, affecting more than 10 million learners for nearly two years, all hope is not lost. World Vision is restoring hope to children on the move, especially teenage mothers, in refugee settlements in West Nile.