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Bukulu Abubaker is a 25-year-old Population Studies graduate from Makerere University in Uganda. He has been a volunteer with Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU) for three years now, participating in hundreds of community mobilization activities. In this post, Bukulu talks about ...
Women sexual and reproductive health (SRH) champions in Uganda are leading efforts to protect women and girls from sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. As women leaders, they are uniquely placed to be agents ...
Olgah Daphynne Namukuza is a young volunteer with our Member Association in Uganda - Reproductive Health Uganda. She also holds various leadership positions within IPPF; she is the youth representative in the IPPF Africa Region Executive Committee, and is also ...
23-year-old Ambrose Akanyihayo is a university student and the Youth Action Movement (YAM) Chairperson in our Member Association in Uganda. YAM is the youth arm of IPPF Africa Region’s volunteer body based within the Member Associations (MAs). In this article ...
Kellen Mbabazi, 25, is married with two children aged 10 years and 4 years. She recently faced one of her greatest fears: getting screened for cervical cancer. “Cancer is a big deal in the community today. There are so many ...
One of the principles that IPPFAR stands for and champions across the region, is the empowerment of adolescent girls and young women. This it does by implementing, through Member Associations, different programs and projects that are focused on this population ...
My name is Enid Kajura from Karago, Bukuku in Uganda. I am 46 years old. For a long time, I had been experiencing irregular vaginal bleeding, discharge and lower abdominal pains which greatly worried me. I then decided to go ...
By Beatrice Nguo Empowering a young girl is empowering the world. This is because women are the pillars of society, and today’s young girls are tomorrow’s mothers. It is therefore prudent to invest in girls and young women, as this ...
Cervical cancer is a major public health concern in developing countries. In Africa, an estimated 53,000 women die of the disease annualy, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The IPPF Africa Region Member Association in Uganda -Reproductive Health Uganda ...