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One step at a time: Finding common ground with religious and cultural institutions to deliver an integrated rights package

Uganda is a predominantly religious country with diverse cultures encompassing beliefs, customs, norms, and values of the population. UNFPA programming in Uganda recognizes that both culture and religion affect human experiences and lives, and can support communities to bring about positive change from within. Thus, religious and cultural institutions have become key partners in advancing sexual and reproductive health (SRH), moving the issues from the private space to the public space where they must be discussed and addressed.