Foreword; Lola Adedokun.- Chapter 1. Introduction; David Kaawa-Mafigiri and Eddy J. Walakira.- Part I. Research and Theory.- Chapter 2. Building Research Evidence and Collaborative Partnerships in Uganda to Prevent and Protect Children Against Violence: Concerns and Priorities for Action; Eddy J. Walakira, Daniel Kikulwe, Ronald Luwangula, David Kaawa-Mafigiri and Badru Bukenya.- Chapter 3. "Situated" Understandings of Child Abuse and Maltreatment in Uganda; Gloria Kimuli Seruwagi.- Chapter 4. Proverbs and Child Protection: A Case Study of Three Bantu Languages: Luganda, Lusoga and Lunyankole; Paul Bukuluki, Aloysious Nyombi, Jude T. Rwemisisi, Ronald Luwangula, Ronard Mukuye, David Kaawa-Mafigiri and Ismael Ddumba-Nyanzi.- Chapter 5. Child Maltreatment in the Ugandan Print Media: A Discourse Analysis; Denis Muhangi.- Part II. Community and Child Protection.- Chapter 6. Children and Domestic Water Collection in Uganda: Exploring Policy and Intervention Options that Promote Child Protection; Firminus Mugumya, Richard B. Asaba, Innocent R. Kamya and Narathius Asingwire.- Chapter 7. Matriarchy in Patriarchal Societies: Burden of Care of Maternal Relatives and Vulnerability of Orphans from HIV Affected Households in Luwero District Uganda; Paul Bukuluki, David Kaawa-Mafigiri and Jude T. Rwemisisi.- Part III. Culturally Specific Forms of Child Maltreatment.- Chapter 8. The Female Genital Mutilation Economy and the Rights of the Girl Child to Education and Reproductive Health; Eric Awich Ochen, Laban Musinguzi, Esther Nanfuka Kalule, Eugene Gerald Ssemakula, Rebecca Kukundakwe, Chris C. Opesen and Paul Bukuluki.- Chapter 9. Dilemmas of Child "Sacrifice" and Mutilation in Uganda; Paul Bukuluki, Simon Fellows and Ronald Luwangula.- Chapter 10. Perpetrators or Protectors Against Violence? Police Officers in Uganda and Their Encounters with Children in Street Situations; Innocent R. Kamya and Eddy J. Walakira.- Part IV. Child Rights and Justice for Children.- Chapter 11. Negotiating Restorative and Retributive Justice in Access to Justice for Survivors of SGBV in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda; Paul Bukuluki, Ismael Ddumba-Nyanzi, John David Kisuule, Berit Schei and Johanne Sundby.- Chapter 12. Human Rights Abuse and Deprivation of Childhood: A Case of Girl Mothers in Northern Uganda; Sarah Kamya.- Part V. Responses to Child Maltreatment.- Chapter 13. System Strengthening to Improve Alternative Care for Neglected and Child Survivors of Violence: Critical Areas for Consideration; Eddy J. Walakira, Daniel Kikulwe, Ronald Luwangula, Mark Riley, Badru Bukenya and, Ismael Ddumba-Nyanzi and David Kaawa-Mafigiri.- Chapter 14. Does Child Rights Legislation and Policies Effectively Protect Children from Maltreatment? Evidence from a Nationwide Sectoral In-Depth Analysis; Eric Awich Ochen, John Ssengendo and Elinor W. Chemonges.- Chapter 15. Education for All: Reflections on the Schooling Status for the Girl Child in Uganda; Daniel Kikulwe, Eddy J.Walakira, Lyne Ssebikindu, Joy Ssebikindu, Denis Muhangi and Fred Matovu.- Chapter 16. Preparing Older Street Children for Successful Adult Life in Uganda: The Need to Prioritize Tailor-Made Skills Training Program in Uganda; Ronald Luwangula.