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16 January 2018
Statement
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-... Read more
27 December 2017
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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... Read more
19 December 2017
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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... Read more
15 December 2017
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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... Read more
14 December 2017
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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.... Read more
12 December 2017
Press Release
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... Read more
8 December 2017
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Under the blue sky in the morning of 2nd December, 2017, over 900 participants gathered at Mengo Senior School in Kampala to run to advocate for elimination of gender-based violence. The Church of... Read more
8 December 2017
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A beauty queen has taken it upon herself to advocate for the health of adolescent girls living in refugee settlements in the West Nile districts of Adjumani and Moyo. Crowned Miss Ma’di on 26 May... Read more
23 November 2017
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The High Level National Data Forum for Uganda was organised by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) with support from the United Nations in Uganda, USAID and Development Initiatives. It is one of... Read more
21 November 2017
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It started as business. Juliet (not her real name to protect her) was already addicted to her work. One of her clients called her and requested she undress for him. Refusing was not an option for her... Read more

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