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Civil society and community organisations demand punitive law on domestic violence

24 July 2014
Civil society and community organisations demand punitive law on domestic violence

Life came to a standstill when over 30 civil society and community organisations leaders and supporters held a processio...

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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.

Siaya County becomes the first to employ community health volunteers

13 August 2014
Siaya County becomes the first to employ community health volunteers

Siaya County has become the first county in Kenya to employ Community Health Volunteers. In this financial year Siaya County government has set aside Ksh5 million which will pay the 2,148 health volunteers who work with the community in the county on daily basis.

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Kenyan Woman

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

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Issue 100   - 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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