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10 February 2021
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Ministry of Health commits to support the SRH, HIV and GBV service integration

    Under the theme ‘Integrating Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH), HIV and Gender Based Violence (GBV) services for Universal Health Coverage. My Role’ the Ministry of Health in partnership with... Read more

8 February 2021
Statement

COVID-19 is still here, but don’t forget the girls facing the risk of female genital mutilation

By Mr. Alain sibenaler, UNFPA Representative in Uganda Rolling into 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic is still a reality, disrupting the way we work, testing our resilience, and most importantly testing... Read more

5 February 2021
Statement

2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation   Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February 2021 UNFPA Executive... Read more

4 February 2021
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Report shows strong and steady commitment by Uganda for Family Planning

  Report shows strong and steady commitment by Uganda for Family Planning The Government of Uganda at the Family Planning Summit in London, UK During the Nairobi ICPD25 summit, the Government of... Read more

4 February 2021
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UNFPA Executive Board Approves Ninth GoU/UNFPA Country Programme (2021-2025)

New York, February 3, 2021 – The UNFPA Executive Board has approved the Ninth Government of Uganda/UNFPA Country Programme for the period 2021-2025, at a formal Annual Session of the Executive Board... Read more

1 February 2021
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UNFPA hands over personal protective equipment worth USD 650,000 (UGX 2.4 billion) to Ministry of Health

UNFPA Uganda has handed over an assortment of personal protective equipment (PPE) worth USD 650,000 to the Ministry of Health to contribute to limiting health workers’ exposure to infections and... Read more

27 January 2021
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Increasing youth inclusion in peacebuilding in Uganda

Uganda has had a history of a vulnerable political landscape that peaks up during election times, often resulting in violence, conflicts and criminal activities. The Central and Rwenzori regions in... Read more

22 January 2021
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Supporting out-of-school girls save for the future and exercise their rights

LABONGO LAYAMO, KITGUM-Rita Achan is a 23-year-old adolescent girl who volunteers as a Youth Savings and Loans Association (YSLA) Agent in her community under the Women, Adolescents, Youth (WAY)... Read more

19 January 2021
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Leading by example, role model men address the unmet need for family planning in Kitgum

LABONGO AMIDA, KITGUM – Male involvement in Family Planning is very instrumental in addressing the unmet need for Family Planning. Under the WAY programme, UNFPA supports CARE to increase demand for... Read more

30 December 2020
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UNFPA -supported social enterprise gets heads up to roll out eco-friendly sanitary pads

In Uganda, menstruation continues to be shrouded in taboos, myths, and misconceptions, with many girls and women struggling with limited access to hygienic menstrual health products. Although... Read more

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