Let Girls Be Girls
Behaviour change communication intervention aimed at building skills to create a healthy relationship with aspects of their sexuality and sexual health. The intervention is aimed at the most vulnerable population to SRHR challenges such as teenage pregnancy, which are adolescents. It uses youth-friendly methods of spreading information including peer educator sessions, all forms of media and entertainment.
Better Life for Girls
Implemented directly in the 7 districts of Karamoja
Aims at preventing teenage pregnancy and under-age marriage, and empowering adolescent girls by adopting advocacy channels such as: community dialogues, social media advocacy campaigns and science cafes
So far, several community dialogues have taken place in all 7 districts and information about the causes and implications of teenage pregnancy has been shared with communities
Key stakeholders have made commitments to end teenage pregnancy
Live Your Dream campaign
Facilitate action towards the development of families with an emphasis on the youth and women. The four pillars include Let Girls Be Girls, Books Before Babies, With You(th) and Generation for Generation. These pillars are meant to meet one of the goals UNFPA hopes to meet which is providing resources for family planning.
Women, Adolescents, Youth (WAY) and Rights Programme
This program’s specific goal is to increase the usage and quality of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) amongst young people and women. These services can be found across 8 districts in the West Nile and Acholi regions which are Adjumani, Agago, Amuru, Arua, Kitgum, Lamwo, Moyo, and Yumbe.
The Karamoja United Nations HIV Prevention Programme (KARUNA)
Specific goals of KARUNA include reducing new infections in the people of ages 10 to 24 years old in Karamoja by the year 2020. We plan to do this by ensuring the access of health clinics to the community members that live in the 7 districts of Kotido, Abim, Napak, Kaboong, Moroto, Nakapiripirit and Amudat.
Live Your Dream Moment
Live Your Dream Moment is a two-hour conversational conference like event in which artists, entrepreneurs, innovators and other influential visionaries are able to use the platform to influence positive social change among the youth. Speakers share personal life experiences. This discussion platform is also used to talk about some of the issues that RAHU and UNFPA try to tackle such as the prevention of Gender-based Violence, HIV/AIDS, child marriage and teenage pregnancy.
Reducing High Fertility and Improvising Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes in Uganda (RISE)
Reach a Hand Uganda and the African Youth and Adolescents Network (AfriYAN) Uganda Chapter have collaborated via the RISE programme to carry out a series of advocacy activities. The goals of these activities are to increase awareness about the youth’s needs for family planning information and services. These activities are facilitated by 30 youth champions who were chosen prior to the AfriYAN and RAHU networks.
Tabu Joyce Elia
Samuel Atati Justine
Olyec Brian Desmond
Natasha Esther Ageno