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20 March 2017
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A decline in maternal mortality
KAMPALA, UGANDA - The number of mothers dying during childbirth has gone down following more women using family planning and delivering at a health facility under skilled care. The latest figures... Read more
10 March 2017
Press Release
Kampala, 10 March 2017 - The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa, has today, Friday 10th March 2017 received Credentials for the incoming Country Representatives of the United Nations... Read more
16 February 2017
In the News
AMUDAT: Besides the traditional allies in the campaign against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the known interventions by the government and its partners to eliminate FGM in the country, there is... Read more
20 December 2016
Feature Story
BUKWO, Uganda – “My wife told me how much she suffered when she was cut (female genital mutilation) at the age of 14. She also faced a hard time during the delivery of our first child. She had to be... Read more
31 October 2016
Feature Story
Seventeen year-old Susan Emoru was a happy child growing up with her caring parents in the village of Torit in South Sudan until the day that fate struck their home in 2006. Her father, then a... Read more
20 October 2016
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 20 October 2016—Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development... Read more
19 October 2016
Feature Story
You only need to look at the smiling faces of mothers in Rwamwanja Health Centre III as Sister Kellen Sanyu walks into the maternity ward, to realize that she has made such a mark in their lives.... Read more
12 August 2016
Press Release
Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates International Youth Day by reaffirming and... Read more
10 August 2016
In the News
DURBAN, South Africa – Zandile Simelane was just a teenager when her life was turned upside-down. “At the age of 17, I was diagnosed with HIV,” she told UNFPA at the recent International AIDS... Read more
4 August 2016
While adopting the Sustainable Development Agenda at the United Nations in September 2015, world leaders resolved to promote gender equality and empower women and girls, acknowledging that investing... Read more

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