The East African country hosts the most refugees and asylum seekers in sub-Saharan Africa. But many who hope to begin a new life say they are treated unfairly on several fronts — starting with housing.
The country's traveling workers already struggled to provide their families with access to consistent education. The coronavirus heightened that challenge.
Uganda’s border closure was meant to protect citizens from the spread of the coronavirus. But the policy also left some Ugandans trapped in the diaspora – and many are still waiting to return.
Explore how and why people cross borders.
Photo by Marissa Revilla, GPJ Mexico
Coverage from Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Load more stories
Coverage from Haiti, Mexico and Puerto Rico
Coverage from Indian-administered Kashmir, Mongolia, Nepal and Sri Lanka