The Uncommon Man

August 09, 2007

Violence Against Children: Voices of Ugandan Children and Adults

by Dipak Naker of Raising Voices
via: Soul Beat Africa
Raising Voices, 2005

This document examines the views of children and adults on child violence. Children were asked about their experiences of violence used against them: how the violence manifests, how often it occurs, who commits it, how it makes them feel, how they react, and what they believe should be done to prevent it. Adults were asked about their perspective of violence against children: how they understand the term "violence against children," how adults in their communities punish children, how they themselves punish children, how they rationalise the types of punishment they use, and what they believe should be done to prevent violence against children.

Read more on the Soul Beat Africa website, or download the full 116 page PDF document.

Contact: Raising Voices, Plot 16 Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya
PO Box 6770, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 41 531186, Fax: +256 41 531249
info@raisingvoices.org | www.raisingvoices.org

Save the Children in Uganda
Plot 69 Kiira Road, PO Box 12018, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 41 258815, Fax: +256 41 341700
sciug@sciug.org | www.savethechildren.org

Posted by Daniel at August 9, 2007 10:13 AM

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