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17 October 2017
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Noelle Aryanyijuka is known as the “pad girl” across rural communities and refugee settlements in Uganda. She is the Chief Executive Officer of EcoSmart Pads, a youth-led Ugandan startup that makes... Read more
17 October 2017
Press Release
The State of World Population 2017: Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns   • Only about... Read more
16 October 2017
Feature Story
Twenty-three year old Beatrice Katushabe was only 19 years when she met 24-year-old Mike Tumusiime. The casual labourer and then teenage girl both from Ruhama in Ntungamo district in south western... Read more
16 October 2017
Feature Story
Bidibidi Settlement, Uganda: Twenty -eight year old Moses Mila and his wife Josephine Angua are refugees from South Sudan living in Bidibidi refugee settlement, Yumbe district. The couple arrived in... Read more
5 October 2017
In the News
Judith Namara, a 19-year-old student in Kampala was among the over 200 young Ugandans from rural and urban areas who gathered at the Youth Pre-Family Conference Event in Nsambya on September 25. ... Read more
2 October 2017
In the News
Donors of the UN Joint Programme on Gender Based Violence have expressed contentment in the impact the programme has made in the last eight years, with renewed commitment to continue strengthening... Read more
2 October 2017
Feature Story
During humanitarian crisis, sexual violence tends to increase leaving women and girls vulnerable, and putting their health and lives at risk.  With the ongoing conflict in the neighboring countries,... Read more
28 September 2017
In the News
In partnership with the government of Uganda, UNFPA Uganda launched a Family Planning Investment Case at the end of a two-day National Conference on Family Planning. The Conference that ran from... Read more
18 September 2017
In the News
Religious leaders in Uganda have spoken with one voice, strongly condemning Female Genital Mutilation with a pledge to accelerate action and ensure the practice is eliminated in Uganda.  Congregating... Read more
16 September 2017
In the News
UNFPA has provided midwifery support supervision to 20 midwives working in health facilities in the refugee settlements in Lamwo and Adjumani districts to identify gaps in the delivery of Emergency... Read more

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