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Summary of Findings on Research on Effective Gender Transformative Interventions That Are Changing Communities’ Attitudes and Behavior Towards Ending Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy in 5 Refugee Hosting Districts in Uganda.

The data available based on health information systems show an increasing trend in teenage pregnancy in all 5 districts. In 2019 there were 22,494 teenage pregnancies recorded in the 5 districts compared with 19,226 cases recorded in the same districts in 2016 reflecting an increase of 17.0% within 3 years period alone. Clearly, this indicates an increasing trend of teenage pregnancy cases in the 5 districts surveyed.


Sexual and reproductive health services remain critical during COVID-19

IAWG members and partners are producing clinical and programmatic guidance, assessments, policy papers, and statements to ensure continued prioritization of sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings.