Hello, I am Dembe (to protect the privacy of the girl child, Femlead has changed her name) I am a student of Busiro Secondary school. I have now gone to senior four in the year 2018. I stay with a single parent my father in Busiiro Village. My [...]
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Femlead's Emergency Campaign SAVE A GIRL Covid-19 has hit the Busiiro community hard. School closures are increasing girls risks of child marriage, domestic violence and sexual violence. Large increases in young pregnancies are leading to unsafe, backdoor abortions which are frequently resulting in death. There is an increased expectation on [...]
Workshop 11No Kombya PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: June 2019 Theme: "No Kombya" OBJECTIVES To continue creating awareness on sexual reproductive rights. To answer questions raised by some of the students during the previous workshop. Discuss the meaning of ‘No Kombyo’ – Not giving men our sexual parts [...]
Workshop 10 The Smart, Focused & Principled Girl PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: April 17th 2019 Theme: "The Smart, Focused & Principled Girl" OBJECTIVES Continue discussing the key issues and concerns. Identify and practice communication skills that can help the girls gain independence and educational excellence in [...]
Workshop 9Sex and Relationships as a Teenager PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: October 2018 Theme: "Sex and Relationships as a Teenager" OBJECTIVES Making the right decisions in life.Setting goals and making plans for your future when you are a teenager.The effects of having sexual relationships at an early age.Physical changes during [...]
Workshop 8 Controlling High Sexual Urge PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: July 2018 Theme: "Controlling High Sexual Urge" OBJECTIVES To answer questions raised by some of the students during the 7th To address questions from the girls of how to overcome high sexual desire during their fertile [...]
Workshop 7Awareness on Reproductive Health PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: March 2018 Theme: "Awareness on Reproductive Health" OBJECTIVES To continue creating awareness on reproductive healthReview topics covered on previous 6 workshopsFor the first years to learn about previous workshops so they can get up to tempo with the learnings of the [...]
Sanitary Pad Project Official Launch 16th February 2018 On 16th February 2018, Femlead launched its Sanitary Pad Project in the same community. The colorful event was attended by over 1000 people including delegates from UK, France, Netherlands and USA; officials from the Local Government in Uganda, Commissioners from Ministry [...]
Workshop 6Reproductive Health PARTICIPANTS TEACHERS Date: October 2017 Theme: "Reproductive Health" OBJECTIVES To sensitize the girls about the need for reproductive healthShare knowledge and understanding on this topicIdentify what healthy personal hygiene is and ways to maintain itTeach the younger girls about the physical changes that happen in pubertyEncourage [...]
The Feasibility Study Responding to a clear need revealed by one of the Femlead Girls Workshops, Femlead commissioned a feasibility study to determine how possible it would be to set up a small unit to make disposable sanitary pads using local raw materials and local labour. The aim was to distribute sanitary towels [...]