For more than a year now, the US government has imposed and expanded the Global Gag Rule. It now applies to all US global health assistance, drastically magnifying its potential harmful effects on women and communities around the world. PAI … Continued
As Uganda joined the rest of the world to mark the International Day of the Girl Child last week, the recent decision by the State Minister for Primary Healthcare, Ms Joyce Moriku, to halt the release of newly developed … Continued
Access to safe and legal abortion services is a far reach for women and girls in Uganda. Although unsafe abortion rates have fallen from 54 to 39 per 1,000 women aged 15–45 years over a decade, absolute figures show a rise from 294,000 in 2003 to 314,000 women having unsafe abortions in 2013.
“This is the third post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership (WIL), based out of Uganda, to help promote one of their initiatives. In the Teen Voices Program, … Continued
For the last two months, Reach a Hand and Trac FM have been engaged in a multi-sectoral media campaign calling on policy makers to commit to increasing the number of youth-friendly health facilities and to include monitoring of youth-friendly … Continued