Street children, including potential trafficking victims, were often held for up to three months at an under-resourced MGLSD
juvenile rehabilitation center that provided food, medical treatment, counseling, basic education, and family-tracing services.
In Kampala, local police routinely took street children to an under-resourced MGLSD
juvenile detention center that provided food, medical treatment, counseling, basic education, and family tracing.
Following the repatriation of trafficked Ugandan domestic workers from Iraq, the External Labor Unit of the MGLSD
revoked the license of the employment agency that fraudulently recruited them and, in August 2009, officially suspended the sending of domestic workers to Middle Eastern countries.
In February 2009, the government established a 15-member inter-ministerial anti-trafficking task force comprised of police, immigration, and MGLSD