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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
12 August 2016
In the News
KAMPALA, Uganda – Talking about sexual and reproductive health is not easy, especially in the conservative corners of Uganda. But the girls of Buddo Secondary School found a powerful way to address... 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
Dispatch
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
3 August 2016
Dispatch
It’s as early as eight o’clock on a Monday morning, staged at a busy roundabout north of the capital Kampala. In the midst of the rush-hour traffic, a huddle of young people, all dressed in black and... Read more
29 June 2016
Press Release
JOINT PRESS RELEASE   THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA INVESTS US$ 5 MILLION FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS PROGRAMME IN UGANDA KAMPALA, 28th June 2016 - A new multi-sectoral initiative to accelerate action to prevent... Read more
3 December 2015
Dispatch
n the refugee camps near the border with the DRC (the Democratic Republic of Congo), many girls and boys do not attend school and teenage pregnancy is alarmingly high.  UNFPA National Programme... Read more
30 November 2015
Feature Story
KAMPALA, Uganda – “A commando dies if he neglects the bullet proof. How do you work on a farm minus gumboots?” raps popular Ugandan musician GNL Zamba in the hit song “If It’s Not On, It’s Not Safe... Read more
14 November 2015
In the News
Daily Monitor featured UNFPA work to improve maternal health by supporting creation of waiting shelters in Kanungu district. Mothers in hard- to- reach areas stay at the waiting home for a few months... Read more

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