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Empowering young women
to reach their
full potential

Femlead works to ensure that the human and reproductive rights of every girl are respected.
We want to rid the fear of physical violence, sexual abuse and threat of early marriage ever preventing girls and young women from having a full and meaningful life.

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OUR MISSION

RAISE AWARENESS OF RIGHTS

To raise awareness of the reproductive rights and issues for young girls all over Uganda, with specific focus on Buganda region and Busiiro village.

PROVIDE WORKSHOPS & CLUBS

To provide workshops, clubs and set up forums where girls can safely discuss their experiences, especially those that stand in the way of their education.

ENGAGE & EDUCATE COMMUNITIES

To engage communities, local leaders and the police with the rights of the girl child – especially the right to education, protection and choices.

OPPOSE EARLY MARRIAGE

Oppose the culture that promotes early marriage

STOP CHILD PROSTITUTION

To challenge child prostitution in all its forms.

REDUCE PREGNANCY DROPOUT

To work with secondary schools to reduce the dropout rate of female pupils.

Current Projects

Girls Workshops

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Sanitary Pad Project

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In Uganda girls and women are often not thought of as people of value and are almost always seen as second rate to boys and men.
There is a heavily negative attitude towards girls education with UNGEI reporting more than 700,000 girls between the ages of 6 to 12 having never attended school and around half of girls between the ages of 15 to 24 being illiterate.

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