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Young people’s choice and voice concerning sex and relationships: effects of the multicomponent Get Up Speak Out! Programme in Iganga, Uganda

T Kakal, C Nalwadda, M van Reeuwijk, M van Veen, L Kusters, O Chatterjee, C Owekmeno, M Kok

Young people in Uganda face challenges in achieving their sexual and reproductive health and rights, such as lack of information, limited access to services, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. To address this, their empowerment – including their ability to express themselves and make decisions, is a key strategy. This study assessed how young people’s voice and choice concerning sex and relationships changed over the period of 3 years of implementation of the Get Up Speak Out! programme.

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