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22 March 2021
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Windmill boys club members become the young champions of change

NAKAPIRIPIRIT: Ngiro Markson is a member of The Windmill Boys Club, one of the Empowerment and Livelihoods for Adolescents (ELA+) clubs in Tokora sub county Nakapiripirit district, Karamoja region... Read more

11 March 2021
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A role model man committed to addressing violence against women and girls

AWERE, PADER - Samuel Ojok, is a twenty-five-year-old man from Latek West village in Awere sub-county located in Pader district, Northern Uganda. Married with two children, Ojok is a catechist in a... Read more

8 March 2021
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Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They are presidents of countries and corporate boards. They head international and... Read more

2 March 2021
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Ensuring Safe Births amid a Disaster: Community Volunteer uses Motorcycle Ambulance to Save Lives of Mothers

Meet Davis Mukimba, a Community Volunteer with UNFPA/ACORD who also doubles as a Motorcycle Ambulance rider at Bukigai Health Centre III in Buduuda district, on the slopes of Mount Elgon in Eastern... Read more

11 February 2021
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The SmartBag redefines menstruation management among refugee girls

In Uganda, menstruation management remains a daunting challenge in the life of many adolescent girls and women. This means they often choose to forego school and stay home to manage their... Read more

10 February 2021
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Young people demand meaningful involvement in the integration of SRH, HIV and GBV Services

Engaging young people is key when holding discussions on Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) because they are not only affected by these SRHR issues but also have the right to meaningfully participate... Read more

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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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

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