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Education minister condemns NGOs for promoting immorality

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

Education minister Janet Museveni is dismayed that several Non-Governmental Organizations-NGOs, are disguising themselves as human rights defenders, but instead promote immorality among school-going children.

Janet hinted that there is a new global agenda to deliberately promote immorality, which is evidenced in the indecent entertainment performances openly exhibited before children. She says that teams have been dispatched for extensive enquiries against such practices and that implicated individuals will be apprehended.

She was presiding over the national campaign to address defilement, child marriage, teenage pregnancy and the promotion of positive parenting at Wanyange girls school in Jinja on Thursday. The campaign attracted 2,500 students from 37 secondary schools within Busoga sub-region.

The UN Resident Coordinator, Susan Ngongi called upon the government to tighten legal mechanisms against perpetrators of teenage pregnancies and defilement, in a bid to tame the vice among