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28 September 2019

I inspire young people with my story

Fiona Rukwanzi,  co-founder Mwigo Holdings Limited My dream has always been to be my own boss.  After being in formal employment for a while I decided to start my own company (Mwigo Holdings, makes... Read more

25 September 2019

Young people with disabilities demand for better family planning services

KAMPALA: Young people living with disabilities have challenged policy makers to improve access to contraceptives. They made the call during the pre-conference that was organized and attended by young... Read more

20 September 2019

Fulfilling a childhood dream: Jamila partners with UNFPA to promote menstrual hygiene

About 50 percent of girls in Uganda report missing one to three days of primary school per month because of menstruation. This translates into a loss of eight to 24 school days per year. The subject... Read more

12 September 2019
Press Release

Ministry of Health, MTN Foundation and UNFPA Unveil Plan to Improve Delivery of Maternity Services at Health Centre IVs in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda, 12 September 2019 -  MTN Foundation in partnership with UNFPA and the Ministry of Health have today briefed the media on the progress of the plans to implement maternal health... Read more

9 September 2019

"Trust and empower us” – say young people in Uganda regarding their sexual reproductive health and rights

Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala, Uganda: On 28th August, young people in Uganda held an ICPD25 Youth Satellite event to share experiences on what the ICPD agenda means for them, how it has impacted on... Read more

4 September 2019

Uniting young people through sports

UNFPA young innovators showcased SafePal and GetIN apps during the National Civil Society Organization (CSO) Sports Gala organized by the Youth After School Initiative. The GetIN app is a digital... Read more

4 September 2019

Engaging boys in prevention of HIV/AIDS and Gender Based Violence

Tokora, Nakapiripirit District – Three times a week, Logel Justin and his friends meet at the Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) club, a modest but very youth friendly place where they... Read more

6 August 2019

GetIN Mobile App improves maternal health in Bundibugyo District

GetIN Mobile, a digital mapping tool used by health and community workers to map and follow- up young pregnant girls to ensure they deliver safely at health facilities was introduced in Bundibugyo... Read more

26 July 2019

Outreach camps bring sexual reproductive health services closer to young people

West Nile, Adjumani district: Twenty-two year-old Clara Mandra dropped out of school at the age of fourteen after completing primary five, because her mother was not able to raise her school fees.... Read more

24 July 2019

World Population Day Highlight: Vice- President Edward Ssekandi joins UNFPA Uganda to Commemorate 50th Anniversary and ICPD25

On World Population Day, July 11, UNFPA Uganda commemorated the event in Adjumani district, in the West Nile region of Uganda. In line with the global theme, “25 years of the ICPD: accelerating the... Read more