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25 March 2015
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UNFPA calls for focus on maternal health in East Africa region

When scientists, researchers and policy makers from the East Africa community met at the Kampala Serena Hotel for the fifth Annual East African Scientific Conference, UNFPA was there to ensure the... Read more

12 March 2015
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UNFPA donates fistula equipment to save mothers

On March 12, UNFPA donated an assortment of live-saving medical equipment to the Obstetrics and Gynecology department Uganda's National Refferal Hospital Mulago. The equipment consisting of fistula... Read more

19 February 2015
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‘Take girls to school; don’t marry them off’

A group of grass-root women have joined up to advocate for change in Karamoja region. Lemsui Women's Group is composed of 30 reformed cutters who want to see Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practice... Read more

6 February 2015
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Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation

New York, 6 February 2015 On this International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation, I join my United Nations colleagues in calling upon health workers around the world to eliminate... Read more

6 February 2015
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Message on the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation

New York, 6 February 2015 On this International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation, I join my United Nations colleagues in calling upon health workers around the world to eliminate... Read more

21 January 2015
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Speaking up against female genital mutilation and child marriage

The UK Department of International Development (DFID) in partnership with government of Uganda and the UN in Uganda hosted a post girl summit dialogue on January 21 2015. The dialogue was held as a... Read more

21 December 2014
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Thank you to all partners for a successful 2014

While UNFPA staff was preparing the annual work plans for 2015, a light moment was shared to close the year 2014. Staff reflected on the achievements made in 2014, highlighting the launch of the... Read more

27 November 2014
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NEWS Commitments to increase family planning shaped into a costed plan

The Government of Uganda has committed to reduce the unmet need for family planning from 34 per cent to 10 per cent and to increase the modern contraceptive prevalence rate from 26 per cent to 50... Read more

21 November 2014
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State of the World and State of Uganda Population Reports underline the benefits of investing in young people

Perhaps to emphasize just how important the agenda of young people is, both the State of the World Population and State of Uganda Population reports, published by UNFPA and the Population... Read more

16 April 2014
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UNFPA Regional South Sudan Crisis Appeal- Urgent Resource Mobilization efforts

In December 2013, violence broke out in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, and spread quickly around the country. The conflict has so far displaced 740,000 people, the vast majority in the states of Unity... Read more

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