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Dancing to a Safer Sex Flash Mob Activation

RAHU EVENTS 
 
Last Date: 
19 11 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Place: KISENYI

If it’s not on, it’s not safe Campaign

Young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent more than a quarter of new HIV infections each year, 26 percent and most of these youth living with HIV. 60 percent are unaware they are infected, this is according to a Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As lead up to the World AIDs Day celebration, we at Reach A Hand with support from our partners at Kyuka Youth Outreach, a community based youth organization that uses dance and creative arts to transform and empower young people. Are hosting Flash Mob Activations in Kisenyi a Kampala sub with the city’s centrally located slums. Also a place with many languages spoken in Uganda including nations from Eastern Congo, Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, Kisenyi youth lack access to reliable and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information and the corresponding life skills.

Organized under our If it’s not on, it’s not safe campaign the Dancing to a Safer Sex Flash Mob Activation is aimed at empowering over 5,000 peri-urban and out of school young adults with comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information through  entertaining and informative arts creating an enabling and safe environment for them to access sexual and reproductive health information. Focusing on increasing knowledge and awareness about the effectiveness of condom use as dual protection measure for preventing unwanted pregnancies and STIs transmission.

A mobile HIV Testing and Counseling hub will be set up at Muzana Zone (lorry/taxi Park) and over 21,000 condoms supplied by UNFPA and UHMG will be distributed to young people

The Dancing to a Safer Sex Flash Mob Activation is supported by KCCA, Uganda Police Force, UNFPA and UHMG. Follow the day’s activities using the hashtag #ItsNoOnItsNotSafe


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Website www.reachahand.org
 
 

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  • 19 11 2014 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
 

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