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3 August 2017

Unlocking youth potential; young people lead the way in dialogue on reproductive health

The Design Hub, located in a warehouse in Uganda’s industrial centre is not the typical meeting room for formal events. But on this occasion it could not have been more perfect. The hub provided a relaxed environment for a lively and frank discussion on sexual and reproductive health issues among young people, representatives

3 August 2017

Opportunities for All Young Entrepreneurs in Uganda: YEM 2.0 Launch at the Uganda Youth Business Forum

A great attention was devoted to Evelyn Zalwango during the Uganda Youth Business Forum’s Panel Discussion on the 26th July. Evelyn is a female master carpenter, who established the first furniture export company in Uganda. “Give a woman opportunities to work towards anything,” Evelyn answered when the moderator asked her how

1 August 2017

President Museveni Endorses ‘Let Girls be Girls’ Campaign to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

Busia, Uganda - 11th July 2017: President Museveni has asked all Ugandans to join him fight teenage pregnancy. Addressing a crowd of over 10,000 people during World Population Day celebrations at Madibira Primary School grounds in Busia District, the President said that teenage pregnancy is claiming the lives of young girls.

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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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