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She Decides Uganda festival

10th February 2020

Location: Uganda

Date: 2020-02-29

The third She Decides festival Uganda is on this February, on Saturday 29th 2020. As we join the rest of the world to commemorate the global She Decides Day. Mbale District Local Government will host the festival at Mbale Senior Secondary School Grounds, under the theme "Voice, Choice and Control for Girls".

The festival will attract about 3000 young people, policy makers, community leaders, health practitioners, social workers among others.

The 2020 She Decides festival aims to:

1. Facilitate and amplify voices of young people and SRHR champions to Stand Up, Speak Out and Take Action for girls to have voice choice and control.

2. Challenge gender inequality, and address stigma, negative social norms and harmful practices that undermine the dignity of women and girls and expose them to sexual and gender-based violence, child marriages and other risks and vulnerabilities.

3. Mobilize and increase demand, access and uptake of quality and comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and information among adolescents and young people.

4. To recognize, appreciate and celebrate outstanding individuals and champions who have made significant contribution to the enhancement young people Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Gender Equality and promotion of the rights of women and girls.

The festival will create a safe space where young people will be equipped with relevant and correct information on sexual health including; prevention and management of teenage pregnancies, HIV/AIDS, sexual and gender-based violence including child marriages among others. Young people will freely access quality youth friendly SRHR services including; contraception, HIV testing and STI screening, cancer screening, counselling for SGBV victims, MHC s

SheDecides day event photo