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#MensturationWithDignity Campaign

  Women and girls especially those living in extreme poverty and hard to reach areas experience unique challenges when it comes to menstruation and this situation has only worsened during the pandemic. Many essential aspects of WASH were forgotten and emphasis was put on preventing the spread of COVID-19. In Uganda, vulnerable groups of people…

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16 Days Of Activism Towards Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

The 25th of November marks the first day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign that aims to challenge violence against women and girls. This global campaign brings together all women’s rights organizations, activists that come together to use their voices and various spaces to advocate for an end to gender-based violence. …

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THE LAUNCH OF THE RAPID ASSESSMENT ON YOUNG PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCES, CHALLENGES, AND BEST PRACTICES ON DEMAND, ACCESS AND UTILIZATION OF YOUTH FRIENDLY SERVICES AND INFORMATION; A CASE STUDY OF BUSIA AND PALLISA DISTRICT AND THE YOUTH ADVOCACY COORDINATION AND ACTION PLAN ON RMNCAH AND GFF IN UGANDA.

UYAHF in partnership with Naguru Youth Health Network (NYHN) and the AFRIYAN; which is a network of youth-led and youth-serving organizations in Uganda, conducted a youth-led rapid assessment on access, uptake, availability, and quality of youth-friendly services in 2 GFF districts. The rapid assessment also sought to understand the scope of youth-friendly services, policy provisions,…

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The Eastern Region Girl’s Summit

Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF) in partnership with Girls Not Brides Uganda Alliance and She Decides Uganda local movement organized the first of its kind; the Eastern Region Girls’ Summit (ERGS). The summit was organized in celebration of this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence and as a satellite event to…

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Adolescent Health Advocacy And Accountability Round Table Meeting

  Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum organized an Adolescent Health Advocacy and Accountability Round Table at Fairway hotel. The event was attended by 24 participants (F 13, M, 11). Opening remarks were made by Mr. Robert Ocaya the RHRN National Coordinator, who commended the diversity of the youth-led organizations in the room. Many of…

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World contraceptives day twitter chat

  In Uganda, access and utilization of contraceptives are critical to attaining and protecting the right to health for both men and women alike through the improvement of reproductive health rights. Sexual and reproductive health rights being a major component of a right to health in turn directly contributes to the holistic achievement of all…

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World contraceptive Day- Radio Talk Show On Open Gates Radio

  Every year, almost half of all pregnancies, over 121 million, are unintended. With such high rates of unintended pregnancies, the world comes together every 26th of September to advocate for a world where all pregnancies are intended, to improve awareness of contraception, and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual…

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