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Kibera women dancing GBV away from community

Nairobi, Nov. 27 -- The women danced. About 500 of them had gathered at Koyaro Hall in the Ayani area of Kibra, Nairobi County. They wiggled and jumped as fitness instructor Dickens Omondi encouraged ... Read More


Here's how to identify a violent partner

Nairobi, Nov. 26 -- The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence presents a time to reflect on the circumstances under which men and women are killed, and spotlight prevention measures. This... Read More


Bare land worsening Marsabit women's water ordeal

Nairobi, Nov. 24 -- Five months ago Jackline Parseen freed five hours from her daily domestic schedule. How did that happen? She had closer access to water. For more than 20 years, she had made droopi... Read More


Veronica Shaga, a female ranger championing conservation

Nairobi, Nov. 22 -- The just-concluded climate talks in Egypt centred on loss and damage, which refer to the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt to, or when options exi... Read More


Gender at the centre of most Cop27 adaptation plans

Nairobi, Nov. 21 -- Eighty per cent of national adaptation plans submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) this year refer to gender-sensitive approaches, the UN ... Read More


How Agnes Muli enjoys fruits of Kenya, Tanzania cordial ties

Nairobi, Nov. 18 -- "A good neighbour - a found treasure," so goes a Chinese proverb, making much more sense to Agnes Muli. Agnes Muli, lives on the edge of Loitoktok forest station in Kajiado County... Read More


Abortion care: Lessons for Kenya from other African countries

Nairobi, Nov. 17 -- Reproductive justice advocates say if Kenya adopts best practices on access to abortion, more lives of women and girls would be saved. A 2010 In Harm's Way: The Impact of Kenya's ... Read More


Preethi Herman: Bringing social change one online post at a time

Nairobi, Nov. 16 -- Preethi Herman is empowering communities across Asia, Africa, and Latin America one step at a time. In 2012, the Indian native developed Change.org in India, an online platform th... Read More


Pamella Sittoni cut out for new role as NMG print boss

Nairobi, Nov. 15 -- The reappointment of Pamella Sittoni to a powerful and decision-making position in the global scale of media industry, leaves a mark of encouragement to the upcoming women journali... Read More


Activists: Gender-sensitive land reforms key to women's climate resilience

Nairobi, Nov. 11 -- A group of African climate activists have called on government leaders attending climate change talks in Egypt to commit to gender-sensitive land reforms to enable women build resi... Read More