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Uganda: UNHCR Monthly Protection Update – Education (January 2019)

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: South Sudan, Uganda

Key Figures

244,184 – (61%) – Number of refugee children attending Primary School

17,538 – (12%) – Number of refugee children attending Secondary School

BOYS:GIRLS – PRIMARY 53%:47%, SECONDARY 70%:30% – Boys to Girls attending Primary and Secondary Education

79,691 + (44%) – Number of refugee children attending Pre – Primary

Adolescents and youth assessment

The assessment of formal and non-formal learning opportunities and protection needs of adolescents and youth in refugee and host community began in December with focus group discussion and keyinformant interviews being completed in Koboko, and Moyo and beginning in Kampala. The study will capture the critical elements of well-being, resilience, and connection (to self and community), which are integral to developing strategies to support adolescents and youth.

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