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3 December 2020

Safe birth services save lives of vulnerable mothers in humanitarian settings

KYANGWALI refugee Settlement, Kikuube: Ordinarily at the age of 13, a girl is still considered a child, enjoying adolescence. But for RT, it became motherhood in childhood when she became pregnant at... Read more

2 December 2020

Women safe spaces: A refuge for women and girls exposed to violence

Sixteen-year-old Angella fled to Uganda in 2017 following the war in South Sudan and the death of her mother. Together with her two younger sisters, Angella now lives with her aunt at the Palorinya... Read more

1 December 2020

COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with... Read more

30 November 2020

Savings groups keep young women and girls cushioned through the COVID-19 lockdown

“In the beginning I did not know how to save but currently I am able to save the money I get from my business,” says twenty-year-old Gift Parren, a mother of one living in Village B in Ataabo, Pakele... Read more

26 November 2020

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women   Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

UNFPA and Jumia launch partnership to expand delivery and increase access to reproductive health commodities during COVID-19 pandemic

November 12, 2020. Kampala, Uganda - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency and Jumia Uganda, the country’s largest e-commerce platform have today announced a new partnership... Read more

4 November 2020

Ensuring rights and choices for all during COVID19

In the wake of the COVID19 pandemic in Uganda, access to sexual reproductive health and rights services were interrupted following movement restrictions. Working with partners and with support from... Read more

31 October 2020

Government of Uganda endorses Ninth GoU/UNFPA Country Programme

Kampala, Uganda – On 27th October, the Government of Uganda endorsed the Ninth Government of Uganda/United Nations Population Fund (GoU/UNFPA) Country Programme, at a high-level meeting that was... Read more

21 October 2020

Reproductive health vouchers to increase access to care for pregnant teenage girls in West Nile region

Starting in   October 2020, a Voucher scheme will be implemented in Moyo, Yumbe and Adjumani Districts targeting 45,000 adolescent girls in the West Nile region to enable them access reproductive... Read more

20 October 2020

Trusting statistics to tell the story

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and... Read more