Kween News

Kiplimo offers a lot of sports lessons

From an unknown barefooted runner from Kween district four years ago, Kiplimo, who made 18 in November, is today one of the world’s best long distance runners.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

Collective effort needed to fight female genital mutilation now

Recent reports of an increase of female genital mutilation cases in Kween district, Eastern Uganda are not only a source of concern but a rallying cry for urgent action to protect the women and girls affected Cultural and religious leaders, local government officials, heads of households, teachers, members of parliament and even the media are among those who must stand firm against this practice that robs women and girls of their human rights and dignity.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 13, 2019

Has Uganda lost the FGM fight?

These include; Bukwo, Kween, Amudat and Kapchorwa.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 7, 2019

Standing firm in the fight to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation now

Recent reports of an increase of Female Genital Mutilation cases in Kween district, Eastern Uganda are not only a source of concern but a rallying cry for urgent action to protect the women and girls affected.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 6, 2019

Why I broke the law to undergo FGM aged 26 - Sylvia Yeko

Since December, several of these public circumcision ceremonies have happened in the Sebei region of eastern Uganda - most of them in Kween district, which borders Kenya.

The Star , Kenya Feb 6, 2019

Uganda FGM ban: 'Why I broke the law to undergo FGM aged 26'

Since December, several of these public circumcision ceremonies have happened in the Sebei region of eastern Uganda - most of them in Kween district, which borders Kenya.

BBC Africa , Africa Feb 5, 2019

12 districts to benefit from Shs140b livelihood project

The project is being implemented in Abim, Amuria, Amudat, Bukedea, Katakwi, Kotido, Kaabong, Kween, Kumi, Napak, Moroto and Nakapiripirit districts under the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (RPLRP) at a cost of $40 million from the World Bank.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Jan 31, 2019

Kween’s master in growing Irish potatoes

Kween district has a farmer who has mastered the art in making a fortune in Irish potatoes.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 27, 2019

Men accused of fueling FGM in Sebei region

Juliet Chepoyeyin, one of the directors said Kween has now become an epicenter for the acts of FGM.

New Vision , Uganda Jan 26, 2019

Female genital mutilation on the increase in Uganda

The probe by the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) comes after Ugandan media reported this week that armed groups had been forcefully conducting FGM in Kween district near the eastern border with Kenya.

IOL , South Africa Jan 25, 2019