Teenage pregnancy stands at 25% of girls ages 15-19 and is a leading cause of school dropout according to 2016 Uganda Demographic Survey.
Various studies have revealed that girls drop out of school due to early and forced marriages, family responsibilities and the absence of role models....
Celebrating this day aims at protecting and empowering youths of both gender
Uganda's population is placed at 37.7 million people as per the National Population Council and at 44 million by the World Statistical Survey.
“It should be a responsibility of every leader to find means of stopping girls from engaging in sex at an early stage."
“Before we call upon government to intervene, we should know that the biggest challenge of the youth in this country is not unemployment but the issue...
“(...) I learnt that I have to use my right hand to greet people but I reserve the left one for my personal hygiene."
This year’s celebrations are being hosted in Busia district at Madibira Primary School
All about the young people
This years celebrations will be held at Madibala playground in Busia District under the theme strengthen youth competitiveness for sustainable development...
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