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26 February 2020
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UNFPA supports government of Uganda with reproductive health commodities worth over US$ 4 million to save lives of mothers and young people

As a commitment to ensuring rights and choices for all, the United Nations Population Fund is dedicated to warranting that the reproductive health needs of women are not overlooked under any... Read more

26 February 2020
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New partnership between UNFPA, SafeBoda aims to reduce gender-based violence among Boda Boda riders

KAMPALA, 26 February 2020 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, has signed a one-year partnership agreement with SafeBoda, to work towards reducing cases of Gender-Based... Read more

25 February 2020
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Planning guidelines and compliance tools for the demographic dividend developed

Demographic Dividend (DD) compliance tools were developed through a consultative process with key government ministries, departments and agencies. The compliance tools will be used to assess sector... Read more

21 February 2020
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‘Empowered, I can now advocate for my rights and for other women in my community’

Arua, Uganda: Jean Akujo, 40, is a south Sudanese refugee currently living in Rhino Camp in the West Nile district of Arua. She took refuge in Uganda following an outbreak of armed conflict in South... Read more

21 February 2020
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UNFPA staff appointed on technical advisory group for Performance Monitoring for Action

Roselline Achola, Programme Analyst (Family Planning) at UNFPA Uganda was appointed to the technical advisory group of the Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA), Uganda chapter. The PMA gathers... Read more

19 February 2020
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Highlights from the Courtesy call meeting held between UNFPA Representative and the Minister of Gender Labour and Social Development

  UNFPA Representative Mr. Alain Sibenaler paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Minister of Gender Labour and Social Development, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze on February 18 2020.  The meeting was witnessed by... Read more

6 February 2020
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Unleashing Youth Power: One decade of accelerating actions for zero female genital mutilation by 2030

I write to pay tribute to Nada Abdul Maksoud, a 14-year-old girl in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Asyut who suffered complications and consequently died after under-going female genital... Read more

6 February 2020
Statement

Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

When Tabitha was growing up in rural Kenya, most of her 16-year-old peers were subjected to female genital mutilation – a human rights violation that more than 4 million girls worldwide are at risk... Read more

4 February 2020
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Responding to the needs of mothers affected by floods in Bundibugyo district

Twenty-year-old Maska from Matanda had just delivered a baby when the floods came. She had checked into Bubukwanga Health centre III to deliver her baby but had no home to return to as her house and... Read more

13 December 2019
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Helping survivors of gender-based violence to heal and thrive

Reporting incidences of gender-based violence and seeking support remains a challenge for many women who experience violence, especially from their intimate partners. In most situations, violence is... Read more

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