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28 September 2020

Ministry of Gender launches mobile app to strengthen reporting of sexual violence and dissemination of reproductive health information

Kampala, Uganda. The Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and UNFPA Uganda and have launched a mobile application, SafePal, to enable young people report sexual violence and to promote... Read more

25 September 2020

Cultural leaders resolve to champion family planning, end teenage pregnancies

Lira, Uganda: Cultural leaders in the Lango sub region have made a resolve to champion family planning as way of improving the quality of life of the communities. Graced by the Paramount Chief of... Read more

11 September 2020

Special court sessions to increase access to survivors of gender-based violence commence

The Judiciary in conjunction with the Justice Law and Order Sector with the support from United Nations Population Fund has commenced the third special gender-based violence (GBV) court sessions to ... Read more

10 September 2020

UNFPA trains Uganda Police on gender-based violence prevention and response

Kampala, Uganda - The training of the Uganda Police Force and their families on gender-based violence and sexual reproductive health and rights opened on Tuesday at the Crime Investigation Department... Read more

9 September 2020

Uganda's male action mentors are addressing violence, one community at a time

BYISINGOMA, Uganda - “I used to see my wife as someone with a ‘big head’, so we would always fight over small issues and we never had peace at home,” says Julius Tumwesigye, a farmer and father of... Read more

4 September 2020

UNFPA Ambulance support – saving expectant mothers' lives

It was May 30, 2020 at around 11.00 am when 19-year-old Gloria Atyero developed lower abdominal pain. She suspected the pain could be related to her pregnancy and knew it was time to travel to the... Read more

2 September 2020
Press Release

Prime Minister signs Joint Statement of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2021-2025

Kampala, September 2, 2020 - The Prime Minister of Uganda, The Right. Honourable, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, signed the Joint Statement of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF)... Read more

1 September 2020

Ensuring safe births in Karamoja amid COVID-19, thanks to UNFPA ambulance service

Twenty-five year-old Evelyne Awor was expecting her fourth child when the first COVID-19 pandemic case was reported in Uganda on 21st March 2020. Living in Alir Village, Adeya Parish, Morulem Sub-... Read more

25 August 2020

UNFPA and partners support the refurbishment of the Kawempe Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Kampala, Uganda, 19 August 2020 - The Ministry of Health has officially opened the newly refurbished and equipped Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Kawempe National Referral Hospital in... Read more

18 August 2020

Archbishop Samuel Stephen Kaziimba pays courtesy visit to UNFPA

Kampala, Uganda - As a Champion for sexual and reproductive health, I believe that we should have life in its abundancy, spiritually and in terms of health,” said His Grace the Archbishop of the... Read more