Ending Teenage pregnancies and Child Marriages in Mayuge District

A Campaign to End Teenage Pregnancy   is taking place today at the District grounds which has been organised by HEROES an NGO based in Mayuge District.

Currently the NGO operates in  the Sub counties of Bukabooli,  Bukatube, Wairasa and Imanyiro  but there’s a possibility of covering the other remaining Sub counties.

This campaign is intended to end teenage pregnancy and child marriageswhich is high in the District at a rate of 27%

This campaign will run for the next 12 months.

In attendance, are other NGOs including MIFUMI whose  focus is on ending Sexual gender based violence ,  defilement & harmful social norms, While AMREF focuses  on sexual Reproductive Health and Rights , CORDAID focuses on result based financing where as  ICRW is focusing on research, documentation and learning.