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20 April 2021
Press Release

Japan contributes US$ 9.8 million to support efforts towards refugees and host communities, border security as well as COVID-19 response in Uganda

KAMPALA, 20 April 2021, The Government of Japan in March committed approximately US$ 9.8 million to support refugees and host communities as well as border security, with a strong focus on mitigating... Read more

15 April 2021
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Parliamentarians pass motion to end teenage pregnancy, child marriages

Members of the Ugandan Parliament have urged government to develop and enforce policies and strategies to protect girls against escalating cases of teenage pregnancy and child marriage during and... Read more

14 April 2021
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Bodily autonomy: Busting 7 myths that undermine individual rights and freedoms

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, according to data from 57 countries, UNFPA’s flagship report announced today. The 2021 State of World Population... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and more NEW YORK, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to... Read more

14 April 2021
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Strengthening accountability mechanisms to harness the Demographic Dividend in Uganda

Uganda plans to harness a demographic dividend as a pathway to realization achieving middle income status as enshrined in Uganda’s Vision 2040. Characterized by economic growth, a demographic... Read more

7 April 2021
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Using culture to positively change perceptions about HIV/AIDS in Karamoja

KARAMOJA: “Our culture has remained static while the world around us evolves. We, therefore, need to unlearn and denounce negative practices like forced marriage, communal sleeping, wife inheritance... Read more

31 March 2021
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Government of Uganda/UNFPA business plan (2021-2025) signed

KAMPALA, 31st March 2021 - The State Minister of Finance for Planning, Hon. David Bahati yesterday signed the Ninth GoU/UNFPA Country Programme Business Plan (2021-2015), on behalf of the Government... Read more

26 March 2021
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KARUNA’s leadership forums linking leaders and young people for HIV/AIDS prevention

“I want to spearhead the fight against HIV in Karamoja,” said Lopeyok Raphael Kakamongole, aged 25. Lopeyok is one of the youth champions who benefited from the The Karamoja United Nations HIV... Read more

22 March 2021
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Windmill boys club members become the young champions of change

NAKAPIRIPIRIT: Ngiro Markson is a member of The Windmill Boys Club, one of the Empowerment and Livelihoods for Adolescents (ELA+) clubs in Tokora sub county Nakapiripirit district, Karamoja region... Read more

11 March 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

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