Femlead works with girls and young women in the Ugandan village of Busiiro.
Our objective is to ensure that the human and reproductive rights of every girl are respected.
Empowering YOUNG women
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To provide workshops, clubs and set up forums, to engage communities, stop child prostitution and reduce pregnancy and AIDS dropout To raise awareness of the reproductive rights and issues for young girls all over Uganda OUR MISSION Discover More Donate Sanitary Pad Project OUR PROGRAMMES Discover More Donate Girls Workshops Discover More Femlead works with girls and young women in the Ugandan village of Busiiro.
Our objective is to ensure that the human and reproductive rights of every girl are respected.
Empowering YOUNG women
to reach their FULL potential
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COVID-19 HAS HAD HUGE EFFECTS ON THE BUSIIRO COMMUNITY
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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 as well as the dangers of contracting AIDS, 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.

STOP CHILD PROSTITUTION

To challenge child prostitution in all its forms.

REDUCE PREGNANCY & AIDS DROPOUT

To work with secondary schools to reduce the dropout rate of female pupils specifically due to early pregnancy and the contraction of AIDS.

OUR PROGRAMMES

Girls Workshops

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Sanitary Pad Project

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FACTS AND FIGURES FOR THE WOMEN OF UGANGA

Source UNCIEF report 2019

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AGED 6 – 12 HAVE NEVER ATTENDED SCHOOL
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HAVE EXPERIENCED SEXUAL ABUSE

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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GIRLS ARE MARRIED BEFORE THE AGE OF 18
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OF THESE GIRLS ARE MARRIED BEFORE THE AGE OF 15
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GIRLS LEAVE EDUCATION DUE TO MARRIAGE OR PREGNANACY
0%
GIRLS AGED 15 -24 ARE ILLITERATE

TEENAGE PREGNANCY IS THE TOP CAUSE OF DEATH AMONGST GIRLS

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