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                              In Search of the Missing Voice

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  • Why are Kenyans allowing carelessness to claim mothers’ lives?

    On November 4, 2015, Elizabeth Akal died at the Kakamega General Provincial Hospital, two weeks later another woman Abigail Ng’asia had a 12 hour ordeal waiting to be attended to in a medical case that left her dead. Ng’asia leaves behind a two week old baby whose chances of survival have been greatly reduced by the simple fact that the mother is dead.

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  • Why media must be catalyst for two third rule bill

    The Kenyan political scene should brace itself for a dramatic overhaul if the Two Thirds Gender Principle Bill becomes law.

    The Gender Rule Bill, as proposed by majority leader Aden Duale, is important to the august House and will save the country from a constitutional crisis in 2017 if one gender exceeds the not more than two thirds limit.

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  • Global research reveals Kenyan children feel safer in school than at home

    Kenyan media has been filled by many reports of children being abused around the country. The abuses range from sexual, physical and psychological. In some extreme cases they have died in the hands of those who are supposed to protect them.

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