Challenges Faced by Adolescent Girls in Urban Areas of Uganda and the Case for Targeted Social Protection Programs

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This policy brief provides a snapshot of the unique challenges faced by adolescent girls in urban areas. It also makes the case for transformative social protection programs that address structural barriers to the economic and social inclusion of adolescent girls. In light of the findings, the brief recommends the need for community sensitization against sexual and physical abuse, and enforcement of laws to protect adolescent girls in urban settings.

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