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27 October 2021
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Working with Parliamentarians to achieve ICPD agenda, SDG goals

 “Let us all be champions for maternal, newborn and child health issues,” said Hon. Muwuma Milton Kalulu, a Member of Parliament and Population champion, in his concluding remarks after making a... Read more

20 October 2021
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New cohort of adolescent mentors join forces to end teenage pregnancy, child marriage in Karamoja

KARAMOJA, Uganda: Armed with new skills on promotion of adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health services, prevention of Gender Based Violence and economic empowerment, 20-year-old Palma Amua has joined... Read more

15 October 2021
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Addressing teenage pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of life in Uganda, resulting in school closures, loss of jobs, and disruptions in access to health and social services. But no group has felt the... Read more

8 October 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day of the Girl

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it, the world.  We see examples of this everywhere,... Read more

5 October 2021
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Parliamentarians urged to champion fight against teenage pregnancy, child marriage and promote gender equality

KAMPALA: UNFPA Representative Ms. Suzanne Mandong has urged Parliamentarians to become advocates for advancing the sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and women empowerment in... Read more

30 September 2021
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Elderly champion battling Female Genital Mutilation in Bukwo district

BUKWO, eastern Uganda – Seventy eight-year-old Stephen Anguria is collaborating and taking the lead to influence communities in Sebei region, eastern Uganda to abandon the harmful Female Genital... Read more

23 September 2021
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Parliamentarians oriented on Uganda’s population dynamics and harnessing the demographic dividend

KAMPALA: Members of Uganda’s 11th Parliament have been oriented on Uganda’s population dynamics and harnessing the demographic dividend. The orientation meetings took place on September 13 and 17 in... Read more

8 September 2021
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A Role model man committed to addressing violence against women and girls

AWERE, PADER - Samuel Ojok, is a twenty-five-year-old man from Latek West village in Awere sub-county located in Pader district, Northern Uganda. Married with two children, Ojok is a catechist in a... Read more

8 September 2021
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UNFPA joins First Lady Janet Museveni, EU donor’s discussion on skilling youths in Karamoja to improve livelihoods

MOROTO, Uganda – UNFPA Uganda joined discussion between First Lady, Mrs. Janet Kataaha Museveni and European Union (EU) Ambassadors on ‘Support to skilling Uganda Programme in Karamoja’ to improve... Read more

1 September 2021
Statement

Secretary-General's Message on the Observation of the International Day for People of African Descent

Today we observe the first-ever International Day for People of African Descent.  This day is a celebration of the enormous contributions of people of African descent to every field of human... Read more

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