ANN’S STORY

IN 6TH EDITION OF ANN’S STORY: Ann and friends are openly denied their right to access contraceptives, and other family planning information and services at the hospital. What’s more worrying is, Ann still confidently thinks the methods she heard from the mythical stories like having sex while standing protects her from getting pregnant. She continues…

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Girls Are Not Brides, its Important To Note!

“For young people, especially girls, the beginning of a marriage is often the end of their education. However, “while marriage can wait, education can’t”, said Kyateeka Mondo, the assistant Commissioner for Youth and Children Affairs. He officiated the 4th ‘Girls Not Brides’ meeting on Thursday the 13th June 2019, at Nyumbani Hotel. According to Kyateeka, many…

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Youth-Friendly Health Services for Better Health Outcomes

A lack of youth-friendly services contributes enormously to teenage pregnancies and HIV/aids prevalence in Uganda. “Adolescents and young people need to be reached with Adolescent-Friendly Health Services (ADFHS) to mitigate the multiple health challenges and behavioral risks that they are faced with,” said Ruth Awori, program coordinator at Uganda Network of Young People Living with…

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