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8 February 2019
Press Release
UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Uganda and Kao Corporation, a Global consumer products and chemical company, forged a partnership agreement on 1st February 2019 to implement a social change... Read more
6 February 2019
Press Release
JOINT STATEMENT Take action to eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030 Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled... Read more
23 January 2019
Press Release
JOINT PRESS RELEASE   THE NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF ACTION     UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019... Read more
19 December 2018
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The energy and excitement was palpable as over 150 participants from the diplomatic community, civil society, academia, private sector, as well as young people gathered at the Serena Conference... Read more
18 December 2018
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The UN Population Fund and UN Women have signed an agreement to implement the Joint Programme on Gender-Based Violence in Uganda.  Funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda, the five-year USD 28,750,... Read more
12 December 2018
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In her speech to the First Lady of Uganda, Esther Mudondo, a young student at Wanyange Girls School, spoke about issues affecting adolescent girls and gave recommendations on what should be done to... Read more
6 December 2018
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Kampala, Uganda - Petua Kiboko Olobo stood elegantly in her white dress, complete with a belt, a head cap and a badge with the words, ‘I love midwifery’. This was at the award ceremony for the 2018... Read more
4 December 2018
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Palabek Settlement, LAMWO: The beginning of menstruation is a normal part of human life natural healthy part of an adolescent’s life. But for many girls, that time of the month can be a nightmare... Read more
30 November 2018
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Palabek Settlement, LAMWO:  In emergencies, every one in five women of reproductive age is likely to be pregnant.  In times like these, every mother deserves a safe birth. However, circumstances like... Read more
16 November 2018
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Kotido, Uganda - At 15 years, Irene was coerced into marriage. She had dropped out of Form Six after her parents failed to pay school fees.  “When a boda-boda rider (special hire motorcyclist) from... Read more

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