UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.


16 January 2018

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director

The New Year is a time for reflection and for resolutions – a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve and to set goals for the future. For us at UNFPA, the roll-out of our new Strategic Plan is an opportunity to do so. As your new Executive Director, I am proud that through the turmoil and

27 December 2017

Speaker vows to end FGM/C, promote girl child education

Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has made a commitment to support education initiatives in Sabiny region so as to end FGM and early marriages and keep girls in school.  Hon. Kadaga was speaking as Guest of Honour at the 21st annual Sabiny cultural day in Tubomboi Sub County in Kapchorwa District on November 30

19 December 2017

Embracing eHealth as a game changer

In many rural communities of Uganda, teenage pregnancy is a common situation. Young mothers living long distances away from health centres often face life-threatening complications during and after childbirth.  Especially for young people, access to Sexual and Reproductive Health information and services remains a challenge.  



Educating, empowering and employing Uganda’s next generation

Funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and implemented by UNFPA in partnership with Communication for Development Foundation Uganda, Reproductive Health Uganda and Straight Talk Foundation, YEM aims to ens

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