At the Girl Summit in July 2014, the government signed a charter committing to end child marriage by 2020.
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Their increased contributions would help Kenya reach their development goals. They remain underrepresented in decision-making processes at all levels.
Women and girls living in rural areas spend long hours collecting water and firewood.
Uganda is a focus country of the UNICEF-UNFPA Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage, a multi-donor, multi-stakeholder programme working across 12 countries over four years.
In 2015 Uganda launched the African Union Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa.
This and other household chores limits school attendance and work options.
They have less access to land tenure, education, and employment opportunities.The strategy has been implemented in 30 districts and an additional 51 districts have been allocated funds to implement Child Marriage Action Plans.Uganda is a Pathfinder country for the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, and one of 11 countries working to create child marriage-free communities by 2020 as part of the Her Choice Alliance.The court ruled that the Non-Governmental Organisations Coordination Board must officially register the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) as an NGO.“The judges have chosen to stand by the constitution that allows for like minded persons to meet and organise, formally,” said Njeri Gateru, Executive Director of NGLHRC, after the ruling.In 1994, Uganda ratified the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, including Article 21 regarding the prohibition of child marriage.