An Examination On Protection of Rights of Refugee Children in Nakivale Camp

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .................................................................................................................... i

APPROVAL .......................................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION ..................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ...................................................................................................... iv

CHAPTER ONE ................................................................................................................ 1

1.0 INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................... 1

1.1 Back ground of the study .......................................................................................... 2

1. 2 Statement of the problem ......................................................................................... 6

1.3 Significance of the study ........................................................................................... 6

1.4 General objective ........................................................................................................ 6

1.5 Specific objectives ...................................................................................................... 6

1.6 Hypothesis ................................................................................................................... 7

1. 7 Scope of the study ..................................................................................................... 7

CHAPTER TWO ............................................................................................................... 8

2.0 Literature Review ....................................................................................................... 8

2.1 Methodology .............................................................................................................. 11

2.2 Research design 11

2.3 Study population ....................................................................................................... 11

2.4 Sample size and selection ....................................................................................... 11

2.5 Data collection methods and instruments ............................................................ 12

2.6 Interview .................................................................................................................... 12

2.7 Secondary sources ................................................................................................... 13

2.8 Data analysis ............................................................................................................. 13

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CHAPTER TIHREE ....................................................................................................... 15

FINDINGS ...................................................................................................................... 15

3.1 Causes of Refugee Phenomenon ........................................................................... 15

3.2 Effects of colonialism: .............................................................................................. 18

3.2.1 Armed conflict. ....................................................................................................... 20

3.2.2 The Cold war effects ............................................................................................ 22

3.2.3 Lack of respect for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law ............................. 23

3.2.4 Economic social welfare and rapid population increase ................................. 25

3.3 Other factors: ............................................................................................................ 25

3.3.1 Factors That Contribute to Shortage of Food in Nakivaale Camp ................. 26

3.3.2 The role of stake holders in protecting child refugee right to food and

nutrition ............................................................................................................................ 30

3.3.4 The Legal Framework Governing Refugee Children on the right of health

care 30

3.3.5 International, national and other instruments related to the right to food. 31

3.4 International Instruments ....................................................................................... 31

3.4.1 The 1951 Convention ........................................................................................... 31

3.4.2 The UN Charter and the UDHR ........................................................................... 33

3.4.3 The UNHCR Statute .............................................................................................. 35

3.4.4 An unaccompanied Children .............................................................................. 35

3.4.5 The Convention on the Right of the Child (CRC) 1989 ................................... 37

3.4.6 The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) ................ 38

3.4.7 The International Convention on Economic Social and Cultural Rights

(ICESCR) ........................................................................................................................... 38

3.4.8 The 1969 Organization of African Unity (OAU) Convention governing the

specific aspects of refugee problems in Africa ........................................................... 39

3.4.9 The African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR) 1981 ............. 39

3.4.10 National Laws applicable to the rights of children in Uganda ..................... 40

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3.5 Children Act Cap 59 ................................................................................................. 41

3.6 The Control of Alien Refugee Act Cap 62 ............................................................. 41

3.6.1 Policy and institutional framework on the right to food in Uganda .............. 41

3.6.2 National food and nutrition council .................................................................... 42

3.7 Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) ........................................................ 42

3. 7.1 Adequacy and efficiency of the law on food security in Uganda .................. 43

CHAPTER FOUR ............................................................................................................ 44

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ....................................................... 44

4.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................... 44

4.2 Conclusions ................................................................................................................ 45

4.3 Recommendations .................................................................................................... 46

BIBLIOGRAPHY ................................................................................................................ 49


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Frontiers, E. & JUDE, A (2022). An Examination On Protection of Rights of Refugee Children in Nakivale Camp. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-on-protection-of-rights-of-refugee-children-in-nakivale-camp

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Frontiers, Edu, and AKAMPURIRA JUDE "An Examination On Protection of Rights of Refugee Children in Nakivale Camp" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-on-protection-of-rights-of-refugee-children-in-nakivale-camp. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and AKAMPURIRA JUDE . "An Examination On Protection of Rights of Refugee Children in Nakivale Camp". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Aug. 2022. Web. 12 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-on-protection-of-rights-of-refugee-children-in-nakivale-camp >.

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Frontiers, Edu and JUDE, AKAMPURIRA . "An Examination On Protection of Rights of Refugee Children in Nakivale Camp" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 12, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-examination-on-protection-of-rights-of-refugee-children-in-nakivale-camp