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18 July 2017

Ensuring access to lifesaving reproductive health supplies in emergencies

Over two million women, men and young people in refugee settlements in seven  districts of Uganda will benefit from an assortment of supplies to help meet their reproductive health needs. UNFPA Uganda recently handed over equipment and medicines worth USD 64,000 (Uganda shillings 224,000,000) to the government through the

17 July 2017

How Uganda's paradigm shift over 20 years has led to support for family planning

APAC DISTRICT, Uganda – Kate Opio, 33, can barely contain her joy as she cuddles her newborn baby, while another sleeps peacefully on the next bed next to her. Ms. Opio has just given birth to twins in the maternity ward at Inomo HC III in Apac district. The midwife, Margret Nabukenya, tells how she helped Ms. Opio through a

3 July 2017

Voices of Young People at the Solidarity Summit on Refugees in Uganda

Willent Mugisha fled the war in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo as a little girl 17 years ago. Since then, she has lived with her family in Kyangwali refugee settlement in Hoima, Western Uganda.  Pregnant at age 18, Willent   was determined not to let life get her down. Five years ago, together with a group of girls in

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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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