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21 February 2018
BARATUKU SETTLEMENT, Adjumani: In a world where technology is ever evolving, owning a smart phone has become a fashionable essential and this is not unique to the South Sudanese refugees living in... Read more
20 February 2018
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Rhino Camp, Arua District: “The distance to the referral level facility is quite far. But we are lucky to have an ambulance stationed here and so can quickly refer mothers on time, thanks to the... Read more
9 February 2018
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The Speaker of Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has called for more efforts to promote girl child education and protect girls from harmful practices including child marriage and Female Genital... Read more
7 February 2018
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In the Nawanyingi sub-county of Iganga district, the Nawanyingi Male Action Group (MAG) members meet on a daily basis. What makes them unique, however, is that they do not just handle ordinary... Read more
6 February 2018
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JOINT STATEMENT International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation A race against trends 6 February 2018:  Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection... Read more
16 January 2018
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The New Year is a time for reflection and for resolutions – a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve and to set goals for the future. For us at UNFPA, the roll-... Read more
27 December 2017
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Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has made a commitment to support education initiatives in Sabiny region so as to end FGM and early marriages and keep girls in school.  Hon. Kadaga... Read more
19 December 2017
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In many rural communities of Uganda, teenage pregnancy is a common situation. Young mothers living long distances away from health centres often face life-threatening complications during and after... Read more
15 December 2017
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Only about half of the world’s women hold paid jobs and those who have them earn 77 per cent of what men get – according to the State of the World Population Report 2017, released by UNFPA. The... Read more
14 December 2017
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At a colourful event hosted by His Excellency Per Lindgarde the Ambassador of Sweden to Uganda, eleven midwives from various regions of Uganda received awards for excellence in midwifery practice.... Read more

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