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Calling for the creation of a Gender Crimes Unit

30 September 2014
Calling for the creation of a Gender Crimes Unit

Recent data from the Gender Violence Recovery Centre (GVRC) shows that 45% of women between ages 15 – 49 in Kenya have...

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Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya - When Will It End?

30 September 2014
Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya -  When Will It End?

Consider this: Nashiru, a practitioner of female genital mutilation (FGM) in a Maasai community in Kenya, says, "Cutting girls is something our people have done for hundreds of years. No one can convince us that it is wrong."

Experts Link Haemorrhage to High Maternal Deaths in Kenya

27 August 2014
Experts Link Haemorrhage to High Maternal Deaths in Kenya

Haemorrhage, complications from hypertension in pregnancy, sepsis and abortion complications are the leading cause of maternal deaths in Kenya, says Dr Bartilol Kigen, the Head Reproductive and Maternal Health Services Unit at the Ministry of Health.

Plans afoot to weaken the Protection Against Domestic Violence bill

26 August 2014
Plans afoot to weaken the Protection Against Domestic Violence bill

As the debate on the Protection Against Domestic Violence Bill gets underway, concerns are being raised over plans to remove some salient features in the proposed law.

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Kenyan Woman

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

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Reject101

Issue 101   - Reject Newspaper

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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Securing Land RightsSecuring Land Rights news

Newspaper from the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty held in March 2014

 

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Kenyan media and women in Political news
Kenyan Woman Issue 43

AWCFS undertook this study on Kenyan Media and Women in Political News to establish the extent of marginalization or exclusion of women voices and views in political news in Kenya. The report presents the evidence of the exclusion or inclusion, giving readers the opportunity to draw their own conclusion on the issue.

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