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29 July 2022
My Good Future

Empowering young people with intellectual disabilities to access sexual and reproductive health information

A new handbook designed to equip adolescents and youth with intellectual disabilities with life skills is making sexual and reproductive health and... Read more

25 July 2022
GBViE post graduate course

UNFPA partners with the University of Nairobi and GBV AoR to launch Post Graduate Diploma in Gender Based Violence in Emergencies

UNFPA and the Gender-Based Violence Area of Responsibility (GBV AoR) have partnered with the University of Nairobi, Institute of Anthropology, Gender... Read more

22 July 2022
Midwife providing services at Magunga Level 4 hospital in Homabay County

Armed with the right skills and a portable ultrasound device, midwives in Kenya are on a mission to save lives.

“Nothing breaks a midwife’s heart more than losing a mother or baby to a complication that could have been managed if identified earlier on in the... Read more

14 July 2022
Media training on FGM, Nairobi, Kenya

Training boosts capacity of journalists to better report on FGM and child marriage in Africa

More than 30 media practitioners from East and Southern Africa gathered in Nairobi for a  three-day media training on sensitive reporting on harmful... Read more

11 July 2022
Community members gather for a dialogue on FGM in West Pokot, Kenya

Numbers are important, but harnessing the potential of all people is most valuable

An opinion piece by UNFPA Country Representative Anders Thomsen, on World Population Day.

6 July 2022
Drought in Kenya

Prolonged drought in Kenya pushes communities to their limits, increasing GBV risks for women and girls

At a community gathering in Lokapararai Village, Turkana County, chants of “APEI APEI ng’akankomwon ng’akan!” reverberate from a group of women... Read more

1 July 2022

UNFPA unveils new Country Programme for Kenya

The Executive Board of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has approved the 10th Country Programme for Kenya in the amount of $35.6 million.... Read more

23 June 2022
UNFPA ending GBV

Turning pain to power: Women-led community-based organization leads economic empowerment and GBV protection in Kibera

From a humble beginning, the Feminist for Peace, Rights and Justice Centre (FPRJC ) programs have grown to include women's forums offering... Read more

20 June 2022

World Refugee Day: Building safe havens for youth in Kenya’s refugee communities through sports

At a sporting ground located within the Kakuma Refugee Camp, young girls and boys aged between 10-19 gather for an afternoon of football. However,... Read more

16 June 2022
ICPD25 Youth Coalition Kenya

Youth coalition launched to advance implementation of Kenya’s ICPD25 commitments

A coalition of youth-led and youth-serving organizations in Kenya has officially been launched with the goal of promoting meaningful engagement and... Read more