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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
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
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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