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5 February 2014
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Since December 2012, UNFPA has been supporting a national multimedia campaign dubbed ‘If it is not on, it is not safe' aiming to get more Ugandans to use condoms. A special focus is put on female... Read more
17 January 2014
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BUKWO: It all started in 1988, when the chairman of the district council in Kapchorwa, Mzee Peter Kameron, used his position to pass a resolution making Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting (FGM/C)... Read more
24 December 2013
2013 marked many milestones for UNFPA: The arrival of our new Country Representative Ms. Esperance Fundira, the official launch of two Gender Based Violence Shelters, the first-ever International Day... Read more
11 December 2013
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From December 11 to 13, 2013, more than 300 participants including doctors, members of parliament, ministers, midwives, civil society activists, young people, academicians, local government leaders... Read more
20 September 2013
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For many stakeholders, the March –April 2012 Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Kampala, Uganda was a point of reflection regarding previously made commitments. Behind the scenes, the IPU... Read more
11 July 2013
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Phoebe, a former student at the Kasambya Parents School in Mubende District, got pregnant and was forced to drop out of school after her girlfriends misinformed her about sex. "I felt so bad and my... Read more
8 July 2013
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Winnie Akiteng just had a successful fistula 'repair' operation. Obstetric fistula is a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged /obstructed labour due to lack of timely and quality medical... Read more
2 July 2013
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One of UNFPA's community based-strategies is mobilising champions who sensitize and inform the population. One well-known champion is the queen of the Buganda Kingdom, Nnabagereka Sylvia Nagginda... Read more
19 June 2013
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, was recently mentioned in some Ugandan media in relation to male latex condoms procured and supplied to the Government. We would therefore like to state... Read more
11 June 2013
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After five years in Uganda, the Uganda Country Representative Ms Janet Jackson left the Pearl of Africa and headed to the country of the Golden Pagodas of Myanmar. Numerous farewell events were... Read more

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