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  KAMPALA, 16 October 2019: The Embassy of Netherlands in Uganda and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today signed a partnership agreement for a four-year (2019 - 2023) programme to Advance Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in West Nile and Acholi Sub- Regions in Uganda. Funded by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kampala, the 24 million Euro programme (approximately UGX 98billion) will s...
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In 2016, Noel Aryanyijuka was a student of biomedical engineering at Makerere University. As part of her internship, Noel and two of her fellow interns were tasked to identify health challenges affecting people in Mbarara district, western Uganda.  One of the greatest challenges, they discovered, was around menstruation; girls and women in the community could not afford sanitary pads and were using old clothes and t...
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Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has dictated for generations. More and more are saying no to child marriage and pushing for an end to the practice. They are advocating for their right to stay in school and to live free from violence and harm. They are calling for urgent climate action and working to build more just, equitable and su...