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"We Want Birth Control": Reproductive Health Findings in Northern Uganda


The Women’s Refugee Commission and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) conducted a reproductive health (RH) assessment among the conflict-affected populations of northern Uganda in February 2007. Northern Uganda has been embroiled in a civil war for almost 20 years, resulting in the displacement of approximately 1.5 million people. The assessment team visited the districts of Kitgum and Pader and also visited a youth center and clinic in Gulu. In general, the findings revealed that although some basic services were in place, many were sorely lacking.
Also available: A follow-up to group discussions, Summary report and Report to contributors (Luo)