Research shows that societies with greater gender equality experience faster economic growth, better outcomes for children, and more representative government institutions. And yet, up to one in three women report having experienced physical and/or sexual violence at some point in their lifetime.
Millions of children are trapped by violence, war, child labor, and trafficking. Little Angels Ministry Uganda protects children by looking out for their well-being: ensuring that communities are actively working to identify and support children in need; advocating for children’s rights; and providing for immediate needs, such as emergency shelter and essential care.
Gender-based violence and discrimination costs everyone. We address gender inequality by working with entire communities — women, girls, men, and boys — to transform discriminatory practices together. We also work with faith leaders around the world to acknowledge and act upon gender injustices in their communities.