Families Headed by Refugee Children Too Common in Uganda Camps

Uganda is one of the largest refugee host nations in the world, with over one million refugees and with 36,000 of them unaccompanied and separated children. While most broken families were torn apart by years of conflict in South Sudan, domestic violence and poverty also play a role. Ugandan authorities say foster parents take care of the unaccompanied or separated children when possible, while authorities search for their parents.

Refugees in Uganda's Imvepi Camp.


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