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Why aspiring female politicians must reject the ‘dynasty’ tags

Team Embrace Kenya member Politician Nyiva Mwendwa making a presentation when affiliated women groups in governance, business and non-governmental organizations...
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Njeri Rugene: Thumbs-up to Narok as county leaders protect girls from vices

International Women’s Day Marked: Participants during a procession in Eldoret town streets, Uasin Gishu County to mark this year’s International...
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Seal loopholes that sell our women into labour trafficking and slavery

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Women must shun the conduct of stereotyping female politicians

Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu together with some women leaders address press on 23rd October 2020 at Panafric Hotel in Nairobi...
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Seal loopholes that sell our women into labour trafficking and slavery

Pall bearers carry the casket bearing the the remains of Ms Alice Awuor Tidor, 30 who died in Saudi Arabia,...
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It’s a year to elections, fear not, throw your bid into the political field

Mombasa Politician Amina Abdalla launches her bid for Mombasa County Women Rep Position in the Forthcoming General Elections on a...
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Travelling during Covid-19: Why standardising practices in Africa is key in containing the virus

A laboratory technician takes samples for test of Covid-19 at a Nairobi hospital in October 2020. Photo: Dorcas Mokeira/WON. By...
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The Danger Of Living With Albinism In A Highly Superstitious Society

Nixon Lugadiru, a father of six, living with albinism whose brother was killed for body organs. By JUDIE KABERIA NAIROBI,...
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Take action: 10 ways you can help end violence against women, even during a pandemic

In 2020, COVID-19 touched our lives in nearly every way, everywhere, as countries went into lockdown and restricted movement to...
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Governors should lead in gender mainstreaming

Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya who chairs the Council of Governors (right) with Kisumu governor Anyang' Nyong'o during a governors' meeting at...
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Shame on ‘dishonourable members’ who glorify sexual, ‘gender violence’

ActionAid Kenya’s Country Interim Executive Director, Susan Otieno (right), Leah Sang second (right), from Baringo County Drought Management Authority and...
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Elusive Justice for four year old girl defiled and violated by family member

School children go home for lunch. Photo: Dorcas Mokeira/WON By Judie Kaberia Special WoN Writer Judy.kaberia@jhr.ca Despite her tender age,...
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Only half of children living with HIV receive ART globally, experts say

A package of ARVs. Photo: WON. By Mike Mwaniki At only three years, Naomi Wangui who is living with HIV,...
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Women welcome expected vaginal ring for protection against HIV infection

Women discuss the dapivirine contraceptive. Photo: WHO By Mike Mwaniki and Megan Anyango info@womannewsroom.africa Young women have welcomed the proposed...
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GBV survivors may soon report at health facilities as government mulls gender desks at hospitals

By Samuel Kisika info@womannewsroom.africa Violations of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) will be reported directed to special recovery centres at...
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Counties required to hire GBV social workers in referral hospitals

Gender-based violence cases have risen in the context of Covid-19. Photo: WON. By Samuel Kisika info@womannewsroom.africa County governments will be...
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Electronic Vending Machines A game-changer in HIV self-testing

A nurse takes blood sample for testing HIV from a client. With the introduction of electronic vending machines for self-testing...
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Schools must address mental health needs of pupils abused during break

The deputy headteacher of Moi Avenue Primary School, Nairobi, speaks to Standard Eight candidates when schools reopened on October 12,...
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The Agony Of Child Labor Trafficking In Kenya: Sharon’s untold suffering as a labourer and househelp at 14

A child labourer washes dishes at a house/AFP Sharon (not her real name) left her home in Western Kenya in...
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Support privately run shelters that give a safe haven to SGBV survivors

Tieng’re rescue center in Kisumu in this picture taken on August 6,2020. The facility built at a cost of sh....
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