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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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Let’s support, fete helpers of sexual and gender-based violence victims

People attend a photo exhibition at Alliance Françoise in Nairobi on November 30, 2016. Under the theme, '#DontExcuseAbuse, the event...
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Mentorship report

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Covid-19: Elderly women facing abuse in silence

When Wambo went public to complain about the behaviour of her elderly mother, it raised eyebrows among a group of...
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Kenya: Lack Of State-Run Shelters, Double Violation To Victims Of Human Trafficking

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 2 – When police stormed an erotic bar in Mombasa, *Binsa...
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Interest groups can greatly help in President’s directive on girls

Anti-SGBV activists hold a vigil following the murder of university student Sharon Otieno. Jolted into action by the spike in...
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Covid-19 pandemic disrupts the provision of ARVs to people living with HIV in Kenya and globally
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Covid-19 pandemic disrupts the provision of ARVs to people living with HIV in Kenya and globally

By The WoN Team info@womansnewsroom.africa At 19-years, Rose is among the 1.5 million people living with HIV in Kenya and...
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Girls in Samburu at risk of FGM and early marriages during Covid-19
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Girls in Samburu at risk of FGM and early marriages during Covid-19

Law breakers take advantage of the lockdown to entrench retrogressive practices A 15-year old girl before a Maralal Court, in...
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Covid-19: Prioritise social media campaigns to reach the youth, Government Urged

Amref survey shows effectiveness of social media for pandemic awareness A man walks through a Covid-19 disinfectant booth in Kangemi,...
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Mentally challenged women at higher risk of GBV during Covid-19

Susan sits outside her mother’s house, near Thika town, in Kiambu County. Their home is situated at a busy neighbourhood...
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Fight stigma for the home-based care for Covid-19 patients to be a success

Kentrade Chairman Suleiman Shahbal tries out one of the PPEs. He handed over 1050 full body kits to the County...
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COVID-19 disrupts access to Sexual and Reproductive Health

Kentrade Chairman Suleiman Shahbal tries out one of the PPEs. He handed over 1050 full body kits to the County...
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Act to save children are at risk as Covid-19 disrupts vaccination programme

A couple poses for a photo after welcoming the first child at a Nairobi hospital. Covid-19 has greatly disrupted vaccination...
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Over 3.1 million Kenyans stare at starvation due to Covid-19 and locusts

Old buckets recycled for kitchen farming beside a demonstration maize plantation in Kisii Agricultural Show Ground. Photo: Dorcas Moraa. President...
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Covid-19: Migori leaders raise a flag as teenage pregnancies skyrocket

A mother sits beside her defiled 13-year old daughter at a hospital bed in Migori. The minor was defiled by...
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Covid-19 crisis escalates child labour

School children turned cobblers in Korogocho, Nairobi as the Covid-19 crisis escalates. Photo: Dorcus Nekesa. More children forced to work...
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COVID-19 affects health services for non-communicable diseases

A doctor takes samples from a resident at Marycliff Primary School in Tudor Mombasa County during a Covid 19 Mass...
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Support day house-helps survive harsh economy during Covid-19

A woman (centre) sits outside apartments in Uthiru, Nairobi, waiting for clients who may need laundry services. Photo: Dorcas Moraa....
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Encourage, celebrate and support soldiers against gender violence

Ms Josephine Ndirias, a child rights activist, counselling a pregnant 14-year-old girl in Laikipia North Sub-County. PHOTO | MWANGI NDIRANGU...
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