Conflict Resolution by Youth (CRY), Uganda

Reawakening the young generation to their full potential
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"Our purpose is to integrate youth into a culture that uses nonviolent means to seek resolution."
Traditions
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
Sub-Traditions
Anglican, Catholic, Mormon, Pentecostal, Seventh Day Adventist
Number of Members
24
Region
Sub-Region
Great Lakes
Location
Kampala, Uganda
Joined URI Network

Conflict Resolution by Youth (CRY) Uganda is headquartered in the Bweya Central Parish of Wakiso District. They operate both in central Uganda and in the Teso region of north eastern Uganda particularly in the Sebei, West Nile and KALATE region: namely in Karamoja, Acholi, Lango and Teso. CRY Uganda is active in Bukedea, Amudat, Kween, Kapchorwa, Bukwo, Nakapiripirit, Moroto, Napak, Ngora, Soroti, Nyoya, Kole, Oyam, Amuria, Serere, Lira, Otuke, Wakiso, Abim, Palisa, Amolatar, Katakwi and Kumi districts working with the youth to lead non-violent conflict resolution among people of Christian, Muslim and Bahai religious backgrounds. CRY Uganda also works among the Iteso (dominant tribe), Karimajong and Kumam communities. CRY Uganda’s primary activities include: youth-to-youth nonviolent conflict transformation; transforming the land conflicts in the greater northern Uganda; empowering the traditional structures and leadership to reorganize and prepare to manage land conflicts as per the Uganda 2013 Land Policy and the Uganda Land and Mineral Acts; and providing legal support to indigenous and vulnerable communities, in particular widows from the northern war.

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