Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum
Over the last 9 years, UYAHF has grown lips and bounds from a small brief case organization to now a well-structured national level organization running projects in 30 districts.
Who we are
A dynamic Youth led and Youth Serving Health, Human Rights, and Girl Centred Organization that seeks to advance quality health and wellbeing for young people. Specifically, UYAHF works to address and advance young people’s specific needs as regards their sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality and health promotion, livelihoods, climate change, and SGBV among others.
A gender equal world with healthy and empowered adolescents and young people.
To realize a gender-equal world with healthy and empowered adolescents and young people, through amplifying their voices in policy and decision-making and responding to their specific health, human rights, and gender needs
To empower adolescent girls and young women to live quality health with equity, diginity and opportunities to realize their full potential.
The challenges we seek to address
Teenage pregnancies, SGBV & Harmful practices
Unemployment and lack of employable skills
Limitations in access to quality youth friendly SRHR services
Limited access to correct, appropriate and relevant SRH information
Myths and misconceptions surrounding SRHR services
Stigma, discrimination and barriers that hinder access to SRHR services
Limited spaces for meaningful youth participation
Unsupportive policy and legal environment
Our impact in numbers
16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL LEARNING SESSIONS FOR ADOLESCENT GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN IN KALANGALA
As part of the commemoration of 16 days of activism in 2022, the Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF), with support from the other consortium partners (Reproductive Health Uganda
On 11th October 2022, Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum (UYAHF) kicked off a weekly community dialogue on HIV/STI/GBV/SRHR services in the northern division of Mbale city. The dialogues, which
ORIENTATION WORKSHOP FOR RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL LEADERS ON ACTION TO END TEENAGE PREGNANCY, HARMFUL PRACTICES, SGBV AND IMPROVING ACCESS TO FAMILY PLANNING.
Religious and cultural leaders in Kampala subregion have committed to mobilise their respective communities to challenge all forms of harmful practices and put an end to teenage pregnancies, child marriages,