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Physical fitness for overall health

There’s a common saying that goes “work with out play makes Jack a dull boy”, and at the Youth Hub, we take this saying seriously, that is why on Friday 1st November, we were all about games and sports. It is a well-known fact that staying fit and living a healthy life style is essential…

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Ending period stigma by engaging boys and men

Menstrual health hygiene and management remains a challenge for many girls and young women across the country, as many of them do not have the right information, menstruation materials, proper disposal facilities and even basic clean water. This issue is most wide spread in rural Uganda and in the poorer communities in the urban regions…

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Child marriages, the road to poverty and violence

#LeavingNoGirlBehind At just concluded 2nd National Girl Summit, we were privileged to host a very successful and well attended concurrent Session on Leaving No Girl Behind, where we focused the discussions on strategies to adequately reach vulnerable and hard to reach girls and prevent them from teenage pregnancies and child marriages.   Moderated by our…

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Girls equipped on complications in pregnancy and childbirth

Pregnancy and childbirth related complications are still the leading causes of maternal deaths among many adolescent girls and young women in Uganda. However, these complications are preventable especially when women and girls have the right information and seek adequate care in time. For many girls especially the most poor and vulnerable, pregnancy and childbirth is in…

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