A midwife helping Ayorwoth to breastfeed her baby at Nebbi Hospital. Photo: UNFPA Uganda/Samuel Okiror
“I am so grateful the doctors managed to save my life. I thank God that the blood for transfusion was readily available. Otherwise I would have died,”
Delivering life-saving sexual reproductive health and rights services in refugee settlements
Through the Embassy of Japan in Uganda, UNFPA received funds to support implementation of a one-year project from April 2021 to March 2022. The project aims to avert human suffering and restore dignity among refugees and host communities in refugee hosting districts in Western and Northern Uganda.
At the Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescent (ELA) club, Kyosimire acquired tailoring skills. Photo Credit: BRAC Uganda
KYEGEGWA, Uganda – In 2018, Anna Kyosimire aged 17, was forced to get married to a 40-year-old man, more than twice her age.   “I was forced into marriage to escape violence that we were experiencing from our step-fathe...

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