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15 December 2017

Worlds apart - Unequal opportunities

Only about half of the world’s women hold paid jobs and those who have them earn 77 per cent of what men get – according to the State of the World Population Report 2017, released by UNFPA. The Report, launched alongside a special policy paper on inequalities in Uganda and the State of the Uganda Population Report 2017 by

14 December 2017

UNFPA, Swedish Embassy award best performing midwives

At a colourful event hosted by His Excellency Per Lindgarde the Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, eleven midwives from various regions of Uganda received awards for excellence in midwifery practice. The awards were handed over to the midwives by State Minister for Health Sarah Opendi, His Excellency Per Lindgarde and UNFPA

12 December 2017

Denmark invests USD 13 million in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Gender Based Violence services in Uganda

KAMPALA: The Government of Denmark has today signed a five-year agreement with the United Nations Population Fund in Uganda towards improving women and young people’s health. Denmark has committed DKK 85 million, equivalent to approximately USD 13 million. The programme for ‘Women, Adolescents and Youth Rights and Empowerment’

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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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