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14 December 2015
In the News
The fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is relentless with stories of girls such as 14-year-old Lororua Nasiiku recently fleeing her motherland, Samburu, to escape the knife. Partners such... Read more
9 December 2015
Opinion
According to the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey of Kenya, 4 out of every 10 Kenyan women undergo some form of violence, whether physical or sexual. This figure is staggering and should... Read more
17 November 2015
In the News
Mandera, Kenya (CNN)The hospital in this remote region of Kenya has no blood in its blood bank, and Fardowsa Abdi is about to die. The 25-year-old went into labor days ago. But with no medical... Read more
8 November 2015
In the News
Mandera in north-eastern Kenya has often been described as “the worst place on earth to give birth”. Mandera’s maternal mortality rate stands at 3,795 deaths per 100,000 live births, almost double... Read more
6 November 2015
In the News
Mandera county in north eastern Kenya is one of the most dangerous places in the world for a woman to give birth. Out of every 100,000 births nearly 3,800 women die during delivery. Watch BBC Africa... Read more
6 November 2015
In the News
MANDERA, Kenya, Nov 6 – Twenty International Agencies including fifteen from the United Nations , the World Bank and three embassies today joined First Lady Margaret Kenyatta when she delivered the... Read more
2 November 2015
Dispatch
BOMBOLULU, Coast Region, Kenya – A counsellor’s personal coping mechanism for work-related trauma – writing in her diary – had another unexpectedly positive result. It led to the arrest of a serial... Read more
30 October 2015
Dispatch
The aim of UNFPA's State of World Population 2013 is to provoke a new way of thinking about and tackling adolescent pregnancy and to encourage a shift away from interventions targeted at girls... Read more
22 October 2015
Denying our children such life-saving information is not only bad parenting, but also a violation of their rights. Opinion piece published in the Daily Nation. Read it here
20 October 2015
Dispatch
“I have been dead for 30 years, but today I will start living again.” These heartbreaking words were spoken by Susan Nyambura, 53, as she waited for her turn to go into theatre for a fistula repair... Read more

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