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18 September 2017

Religious leaders speak with one voice, pledge to end Female Genital Mutilation

Religious leaders in Uganda have spoken with one voice, strongly condemning Female Genital Mutilation with a pledge to accelerate action and ensure the practice is eliminated in Uganda.  Congregating together under their umbrella body the Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), the different faiths said they are united

16 September 2017

Strengthening midwifery services in humanitarian settings

UNFPA has provided midwifery support supervision to 20 midwives working in health facilities in the refugee settlements in Lamwo and Adjumani districts to identify gaps in the delivery of Emergency Obstetric Care services and mentor the midwives where needed. The routine support supervision that also aims to identify gaps in

15 September 2017

Japan envoys meet with young refugees in Adjumani settlement

The Japanese Ambassador Kazuki Kameda and Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organizations, and Chief of the Consulate of Japan in Geneva Mitsuko Shino visited Adjumani refugee settlement, September 6-7. The Ambassador and his entourage visited projects funded by the Japan International

31 August 2017

Recognizing young people as key to change

Under the theme: “Resourcing and Financing Youth Development: Empowering Young People,” the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting (9CYMM) brought together government officials, stakeholders, and young leaders from 32 Commonwealth countries. The meeting that took place in Uganda’s capital Kampala 31st July to 4th August 2017

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Youth Enterprise Model Uganda
Youth Enterprise Model Uganda
Female Genital Mutilation: Minister wants dowry payment banned
Female Genital Mutilation: Minister wants dowry payment banned
 Engaging Women Parliamentarians on Ending FGM and Child Marriage
Engaging Women Parliamentarians on Ending FGM and Child Marriage
If It's Not On, It's Not Safe
If It's Not On, It's Not Safe

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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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