Juvenile delinquency; a case study of Kampala city, Uganda

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Kampala international international: School Of Law
The study explored the challenges of rehabilitating the juvenile delinquents in Uganda in Uganda. Juvenile delinquency has become a threat to the urban centers and families: with major characteristics of theft. Arson. Drug trafficking. Addiction to commit crimes which altogether have constituted a threat to the general public. By 1960s. The government of the Republic of Uganda had realized a threat emanating from the juvenile delinquents and thus came up with the construction of rehabilitation centers among which were Naguru Remand home and Kampiringisa National Rehabilitation Centers. Nevertheless. The challenges pertaining to juvenile delinquency continued to be felt up to .2007 when the stud) was carried out. In the conclusion. The researcher calls upon adults (man and a woman) who remain careless upon juveniles after producing them to remember the happiness they ha\e underwent before producing such young generation. It is from such conclusion that the study recommends the culture with peace not to the juveniles but much more to the families because a family is a sole intercourse of all fabrics of the social norms. Taboos and laws governing the land. The study also calls upon the government to revive its activities such as carpentry \which were in rehabilitation centers like Kampiringisa National Centers as an endeavor to contain forms of delinquency
A research dissertation submitted to the school of law in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a bachelor’s degree in law of Kampala international university
Juvenile delinquency, Kampala city