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Bundibugyo Sees 2000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded In In 6 Months

Bundibugyo Sees 2000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded In In 6 Months

The number of teenage girls seeking antenatal care services have continued to surge in Bundibugyo health facilities. Authorities have associated this continuous increase to defilement. Ms Pamela Adongo, the district probation officer, last week said a total of 2,194 girls sought antenatal care services between January and July.She further revealed how this number could increase since some girls fear going ...

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Increasing Cases Of Sexual And Gender-Based Violence Worrying Government

The Increasing Cases Of Sexual And Gender-Based Violence Worrying Government

Government expresses worry over increasing sexual and gender-based violence cases in the country. The ministry of gender made a survey and apparently noted that there is an increase in cases. “Today we are seeing increasing sexual violence. In 2016, according to the recently launched national survey on gender-based violence in Uganda by UBOS, we stood at 21% but today, it ...

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Why Pregnant Girls Should Be Allowed In School

Why Pregnant Girls Should Be Allowed In School

There has been a hot topic around pregnant girls reporting back to school with the rest of the students. Some people have taken it personal and even gone to express it on social media. It got more intense when religious leaders took part and sides regarding this issue. Most times people think religious leaders should be impartial especially regarding sensitive ...

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Covid Lockdown Hindered Access To Reproductive Health Services

Covid Lockdown Hindered Access To Reproductive Health Services

A study conducted by Reproductive Health Uganda has indicated that strict Covid-19 pandemic lockdown instituted by President Yoweri Museveni hindered access to Reproductive Health services  country wide. Their report on the impact of covid pandemic has revealed. The study notes that  Uganda’s response to COVID-19 negatively impacted maternal, child and neonatal health. They noted an increase in pregnancy complications and ...

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