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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

13 December 2019
Press Release

Austrian Development Agency commits UGX 7 billion to prevent gender-based violence and harmful practices in Karamoja and Northern Uganda

KAMPALA, 13 December 2019: The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have today signed a partnership agreement for a two-year (December 2019 – November 2021... Read more

4 December 2019
News

Celebrating Midwives – Sweden Recognizes Midwives in Uganda for the 5th Year

“Ever on duty in uniform, offers the best patients care, and has a good attitude towards work.” Those were the good words said about Ajok Sophie Becky at the Midwifery Award ceremony that took place... Read more

19 November 2019
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The 8th African Population Conference opens in Entebbe, Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda, 18 November 2019: The 8th African Population Conference under the theme: “Harnessing Africa’s Population Dynamics for Sustainable Development – 25 years after Cairo and beyond”... Read more

12 November 2019
Statement

REMARKS BY DR. NATALIA KANEM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNFPA: WELCOMING CEREMONY THE NAIROBI SUMMIT ON ICPD25

Excellencies, distinguished participants, dear friends:   Habari za azubuhi, buenos días, good morning! Bienvenus, welcome to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25!   Thank you for being here! All roads lead... Read more

12 November 2019
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Transform society to achieve gender equality – President Museveni

NAIROBI: Gender equality can only be achieved if societies transform and develop, President Museveni has said.  The President made the remarks November 12 in Nairobi, Kenya where he joined other... Read more

17 October 2019
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Family planning is key tool for economic growth, religious leaders say

KAMPALA: Religious leaders in Uganda are in consensus that family planning is an important tool for national development and growth.  At a National Family Planning Conference in Kampala recently, the... Read more

16 October 2019
Press Release

Netherlands Commits UGX 98bn in Support of Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights in West Nile and Acholi sub-regions in Uganda

  KAMPALA, 16 October 2019: The Embassy of Netherlands in Uganda and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today signed a partnership agreement for a four-year (2019 - 2023) programme to Advance... Read more

15 October 2019
News

An Innovative Solution for Menstrual Hygiene

In 2016, Noel Aryanyijuka was a student of biomedical engineering at Makerere University. As part of her internship, Noel and two of her fellow interns were tasked to identify health challenges... Read more

14 October 2019
News

I was inspired to pursue my dream of making reusable pads for girls

Jamila Mayanja, Founder, Smart Girls Foundation The Smart Girls Foundation enables girls to live to their full potential. We encourage girls to venture into the male-dominated world such as in the... Read more

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