Uganda

Conflict

How do you judge a child soldier?

More than 30,000 children were kidnapped during Uganda's civil war, and many were forced to become child soldiers. Today, the country grapples with a complicated question: how to judge their atrocities.

Education

Nun vs Warlord: the secret weapon is love (and sewing)

Decades of conflict in northern Uganda ended up traumatizing thousands of girls. Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe has been taking them in and teaching them new skills: how to sew and make crafts to support their families. But beyond that, Sister Rosemary wants them to learn self-respect. In return, she says, she's learned from them how to forgive.

Education

Nun vs Warlord: the secret weapon is love (and sewing)

Decades of conflict in northern Uganda ended up traumatizing thousands of girls. Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe has been taking them in and teaching them new skills: how to sew and make crafts to support their families. But beyond that, Sister Rosemary wants them to learn self-respect. In return, she says, she's learned from them how to forgive.

Conflict

How do you judge a child soldier?

More than 30,000 children were kidnapped during Uganda's civil war, and many were forced to become child soldiers. Today, the country grapples with a complicated question: how to judge their atrocities.