Uganda

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Safe Abortion Action Fund in Uganda

Hosted by IPPF, the Safe Abortion Action ...

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.

Sex workers in Uganda: fighting violence and inequality

In Uganda, 42% of all pregnancies each year are unintended. The country's weak economy is exacerbated by high levels of gender inequality and poor access to jobs for women. Many women who turn to sex work are at risk of abuse and often rape. Abortion is heavily restricted in Uganda and clandestine safe services are very costly. This results in further poverty for many sex workers and sometimes unplanned pregnancies or even death from unsafe abortion.

Our staff never turn anyone away

Clinical Officer, Kedi Samuel. ...

Overview

Uganda has one of the highest fertility ...

A teacher's perspective

Dorcas Lanyero is a married teacher who ...

Living with HIV - a grandmother's tale

Christine Latim is a 45-year-old ...

Reproductive Health Uganda: A one-stop shop of life-changing services

Spend a day with Anicia and her team. Every year tens of thousands of Ugandans walk through the doors at Gulu Clinic. Everyone is welcome.
Under the Evidence project, IPPF is undertaking innovative research on respecting, protecting and promoting human rights in family planning/reproductive health services and ensuring community voices are part of efforts to improve and strengthen family planning programming. The Evidence Project uses ...
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation supports Marie Stopes International (MSI) and its two partners, Population Services International (PSI) and IPPF, to introduce and integrate Cervical Cancer Screening and Preventive Therapy into reproductive health services in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and ...