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DRAMA HELPED ME LEARN MORE ABOUT FGM.

My name is Joan Chekwemboi. I am a 17 year old living in Kaptum sub county, Kween district with my parents and siblings. I am currently a Senior four vacist and my dream is to become a nurse. For the past six months, together with other girls and boys from Kaptum sub county, we have …

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WOMEN IN LOROO SUB-COUNTY ADVOCATE FOR BETTER HEALTH SERVICES.

Rebecca Lemu from Lotaboket village, Achorchor parish noticed a gap in service at Achorchor parish maternity ward when her husband took her to the health centre II for delivery. After an agonizing wait, they were transferred to an admissions ward which had beds but no mattresses and this started a series of challenges for Rebecca. …

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PROGRESSIVELY FIGHTING AGAINST FGM IN KWEEN DISTRICT.

Approachable, understanding and trustworthy, Tomin Nelson, Community Development Officer (CDO) is one of the leaders in Kween district who strongly oppose FGM and Early Child Marriage. He says his fight was initially met with resistance, with many people in the community being critical of his actions and assuming it was a form of cultural eradication. …

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FGM Project Launched in Karamoja

NAWOU’s President, Christine Kasule Mugerwa and the LC V Chairman Amudat officially launch the project.   NAWOU, with support from Irish Aid has launched the “Rising to Protect Tipin and Kor’s rights in Amudat” a project aimed at reducing incidence of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Amudat District. The 3-year project implemented in partnership with Amudat …

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