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Safe Abortion Action Fund in Uganda

Hosted by IPPF, the Safe Abortion Action ...
"We open at 8am. From 8am we will be receiving a variety of clients for different services - whether post-abortion care, whether antenatal care - we have to give them all the services. We may end up to 10pm, because we'll never chase our clients, we'll never close the place when we have a client inside.
Every Thursday a team from RHU Gulu district provides a mobile outreach clinic in Atega village in the Omoro district in Northern Uganda. The outreach team goes out into this poor, remote area which would otherwise not have access to ...
"I'm deaf so accessing services is hard, but here they really try to speak in sign language."
"I lost my parents during the war, so I grew up alone. I ended up dropping out of school and I went for sex work. I am selling myself in order for me to sustain a living. I’m so happy about the way I was welcomed here."
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In the three years since the VODA Uganda project started there have been some incredible results. The project has brought about changes in perceptions about abortion in the community and schools, bringing community leaders and health workers on board, explaining ...

Empowering school students for change

Rural communities in Uganda have a high prevalence rate of gender inequality, sexual abuse and incest. There is little provision of sexual and reproductive health services and abortion is highly restricted. With training and support, peer educators have been educating friends about sexual and reproductive health.
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Our staff never turn anyone away

At the end of a long day, Anicia, closes ...

Overview

Uganda has one of the highest fertility ...