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                              Feminisation of the Media and Governance

                              In Search of the Missing Voice

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  • AWC scoops awards during the 9th Annual Population Media Awards 2015

    Once again AWC demonstrated its prowess in churning out outstanding pieces of journalistic work by scooping awards during the ninth Kenya Media Network on Population and Development (KEMEP) annual awards.

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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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Publications

  • Reject Newspaper

    UNFILTERED, UNINHIBITED ... JUST THE GRUESOME TRUTH

    The Reject newspaper is a monthly publication of the Media Diversity Center, a project of African Woman and Child Feature Service

     

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  • Kenyan Woman

    Advocating for the rights of women

    The Kenyan Woman is a monthly online newspaper that advocates for the rights of women

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  • Transforming Leadership, Changing Lives

    What value does society place on women ? What value do women bring to leadership and governance processes?

    African Woman and Child Feature Service with the support of UN Women is producing a series of profiles of women leaders in Kenya, highlighting their capabilities and the value they bring to leadership and governance processes. The profiles highlight the contribution women leaders, in their diversity, are making in improving the livelihoods of Kenyans. They also show the added value of having women in leadership and decision-making positions.

     

  • Tusemezane Magazine

    PROMOTING A SOCIETY FREE OF GENDER VIOLENCE

    A  magazine by AWC for the Peace Initiative Kenya (PIK) Project.

     

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  • Women making a difference in leadership

    Women 's voices and their participation in all aspects of life, particularly in political leadership, are now more important than ever. While women bring fundamental contributions to governance and democratic spaces, their role and input is rarely visible.

    In this regard, African Woman and Child Feature Service with the support of UN Women is producing a series of profiles of women leaders in Kenya, highlighting their capabilities and the value they bring to leadership.

    This publication is therefore the second in a series of compilation of profiles of women political leaders in Kenya geared towards increasing this visibility.

     

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