Entebbe, Uganda, 18 November 2019: The 8th African Population Conference under the theme: “Harnessing Africa’s Population Dynamics for Sustainable Development – 25 years after Cairo and beyond” opened in Entebbe, November 18.  Organized by the Union of African Population Scientists with support from UNFPA and other partners, the conference runs through the week of 18 to 22 November, 2019. In the context of the Susta...
Excellencies, distinguished participants, dear friends:   Habari za azubuhi, buenos días, good morning! Bienvenus, welcome to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25!   Thank you for being here! All roads lead to Nairobi, as we march in solidarity with women and girls all over the world.     We gather to celebrate and draw strength from what we’ve achieved together, as the world recommits to the extraordinary vision of the Pro...
I took it upon myself to champion the cause of #FGM. I used my position to ensure #FGM law was passed. Now, I would like to hear from heads of the African Union speak about the issue and commit to champion the cause, says Speaker of Uganda Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga. #ICPD25 #ICPDChangeHeroine #LiveYourDreamUG