UGANDA: A LOST GENERATION
Children leave a shelter to walk back to their villages as the sun rises in Gulu, Uganda, 2005. They are some of about 20,000 night commuters that sleep in Gulu town every night, as they are afraid of being abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The rebel group has brought terror to Northern Uganda for almost twenty years, fighting the Ugandan government. The victims are usually children, which are abducted and used as child soldiers and sex slaves. Some children walk for hours from their home every day to sleep at Noah’s Arch, an NGO housing children in Gulu. They are too afraid to sleep in the villages.