By Siddharth Chatterjee (@sidchat1) - UNFPA Representative to Kenya.
For many women in Mandera County a hard to reach, insecure and arid part of North Eastern Kenya, the story of life from childhood... Read more
The Mandera government yesterday launched two life-saving centres to cut the county’s record infant mortality.
The county has the world’s highest infant mortality rate, with 3,795 deaths recorded... Read more
There are over 133,675 female sex workers in Kenya, with significant regional variations from a high of 29,494 in Nairobi to a low of 2,030 in the northeast, according to estimates by the ministry... Read more
KAKUMA, Kenya – Every once in a while, Joyce Dabor is jolted from sleep by memories of the day she was separated from her children. It was the day they finally escaped the bloody conflict in South... Read more
Every once in a while, Joyce Dabor is jolted from sleep by memories of the day she was separated from her children. It was the day they finally escaped the bloody conflict in South Sudan.
Ms. Dabor... Read more
Opinion piece by Ms Zebib Kavuma & Siddharth Chatterjee
Consider this. A young girl called Amina Mohamed who is the 8th of 9 children, from a modest Muslim home in Kakamega County in Kenya was... Read more
Women suffering from obstetric fistula at the Coast will benefit from free reconstructive surgery at the Coast General Hospital (CGH).
Twenty women will benefit from the initial surgeries, which... Read more
Opinion piece by Dr Nicholas Muraguri and Siddarth Chatterjee
Although Kenya has overall made tremendous progress in improving maternal health, some sub-regions remain among the 10 most risky places... Read more
MTWAPA, Kenya – Mtwapa, a town north-east of Mombasa in the direction of Malindi, is known for its night life. Here you will find non-stop parties, day and night. But as 24-year old paralegal Joshua... Read more
NAIROBI, Kenya – An Africa Demographic Dividend Lab is to be established to support countries on the continent to realize a demographic dividend. This follows Africa's first regional knowledge... Read more