Joy For Children

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Children’s wellbeing is hinged on the application of their rights. Many of Uganda’s children suffer because their rights are violated everyday. Yet we know that the future of a nation is the children. Since 2005, Joy For Children Uganda (JFCU) has been Championing The Rights Of All Children To Live Peacefully & Without Exploitation, To Benefit From Quality Free Education, To Thrive In Economic Security & Justice, And To Prosper With Access To Clean Water, Good Health Care, & Nutrition.

JFCU head office is located in Kampala while field offices are located in Fort Portal and Lira City. JFCU hosts and coordinates Girls Not Brides Uganda, a national Alliance of 106 NGOs working collectively in Uganda to end child marriage, ending teenage pregnancies and preserving the rights of girls and women.

Joy For Children -Uganda hosts and coordinates MenEngage Uganda ,a network of 60 CSOs working to engage men and boys in reducing gender inequalities, preventing gender based violence, reducing HIV, and promoting good health of women, girls, boys and men.

Our Vision

  • All children in Uganda enjoying their rights, being protected and cared for and having equal opportunities to realize their full potential.

Our Mission

  • To end violence against children in Uganda through capacity building, advocacy, psycho-social and legal support.

    Our Objectives

      • To increase awareness on the negative effects of sexual violence and influence change on related policies.
      • To protect children and increase community response to any harmful forms of violence against children.
      • To increase psycho social and legal support for children.
      • Increase enrollment, retention and achieved learning outcomes of children in schools.
      • Reduced number of children especially girls getting married before the age of 18.

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