Uganda’s adolescents petition The Speaker of Parliament on underage alcohol consumption








On 23rd June, 2017 Straight Talk Foundation (STF) will convened 50 students and pupils to present a petition against underage age alcohol consumption to the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda.  In the petition; young people called for.

  • The use of national IDs to minimise the sale of alcohol to minors.
  • Banning of alcohol sachets.
  • Sensitization of opinion leaders about liquor regulations so as to involve them in the control of non-compliance.

The Speaker of parliament recognized underage consumption of alcohol as a big challenge to the country and pledged to present the petition on the floor of parliament and support STF in its endeavors by serving as a Red Card Ambassador.