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4 November 2020

Ensuring rights and choices for all during COVID19

In the wake of the COVID19 pandemic in Uganda, access to sexual reproductive health and rights services were interrupted following movement restrictions. Working with partners and with support from... Read more

31 October 2020

Government of Uganda endorses Ninth GoU/UNFPA Country Programme

Kampala, Uganda – On 27th October, the Government of Uganda endorsed the Ninth Government of Uganda/United Nations Population Fund (GoU/UNFPA) Country Programme, at a high-level meeting that was... Read more

21 October 2020

Reproductive health vouchers to increase access to care for pregnant teenage girls in West Nile region

Starting in   October 2020, a Voucher scheme will be implemented in Moyo, Yumbe and Adjumani Districts targeting 45,000 adolescent girls in the West Nile region to enable them access reproductive... Read more

20 October 2020

Trusting statistics to tell the story

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and... Read more

11 October 2020

It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard

Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s commit to listening to and lifting up girls’ voices.  Too often, their voices are silenced, in households, in schools and in the public sphere. For... Read more

5 October 2020

Female –led farmer group championing a violence –free community in Agago

PARABONGO, AGAGO, Uganda - “I suffered violence for so long and had no one to run to. But in this Farmers’ group, I have learnt non-violent strategies of dealing with misunderstandings with my spouse... Read more

5 October 2020
Press Release

UNFPA and Outbox to avail 180M in funding for youth-led startups to develop innovative reproductive health solutions

Kampala, 02 October 2020 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency and local entrepreneurship support organisation Outbox have launched a call for innovative ideas to address... Read more

30 September 2020

UNFPA supports Yumbe district with new ambulance to strengthen referral systems and improve maternal health

In many rural communities, pregnant women in need of timely medical attention are hindered by many factors, among them, lack of transport to a health centre to seek skilled care at birth. It is in... Read more

28 September 2020

Ministry of Gender launches mobile app to strengthen reporting of sexual violence and dissemination of reproductive health information

Kampala, Uganda. The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and UNFPA Uganda and have launched a mobile application, SafePal, to enable young people report sexual violence and to promote... Read more

25 September 2020

Cultural leaders resolve to champion family planning, end teenage pregnancies

Lira, Uganda: Cultural leaders in the Lango sub region have made a resolve to champion family planning as way of improving the quality of life of the communities. Graced by the Paramount Chief of... Read more