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16 February 2022

Kenya’s Adolescents the Winners as United Nations Joint SDG Fund Doubles its Portfolio to $114 Million in Catalytic Impact Investments

  Today, the United Nations Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund (JSDGF) in New York announced a historic expansion of its portfolio to five new markets across the globe with US $54.5 million in... Read more

5 February 2022

“My goal is to make sure no girl in Kibera undergoes FGM” - A survivor’s commitment to eliminating FGM in Nairobi’s largest informal settlement

Growing up in the heart of Nairobi city, 20-year-old Millicent Nyabwari made a few trips to her ancestral village in Kisii county, to visit her maternal relatives. She remembers happy times when she... Read more

17 January 2022
Young men at a Nitasimama Imara training on gender equality

Engaging men and boys: Nitasimama Imara anti-FGM champion working to change negative social norms

My name is Rutto Kamama Kolem, a Nitasimama Imara (I will Stand Firm) champion from Baringo County, Tiaty Constituency. This is a remote part of Baringo bordering West Pokot County. In our area,... Read more

27 December 2021

e-POD App for last-mile delivery of family planning commodities wins Global Health Supply Chain award

At the Isiolo County referral hospital, pharmaceutical technologist Denis Mutirithia is charged with receiving deliveries of essential medicines and supplies from the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority... Read more

27 December 2021

Advancing women, girls and youth rights: Ndoto Halisi campaign and Kenya Ni Mimi Framework launched

A new campaign that aims to empower young women and girls towards the realization of rights that advance the well-being of the hardest to reach and marginalized has been launched. The campaign dubbed... Read more

23 December 2021

Healthcare workers trained to address sexual and reproductive health needs of women with disabilities.

Nurse Rosebelle Mutuku remembers vividly the first time she encountered a patient with disability while on shift at the maternity wing of a local hospital. “She had her left leg amputated and needed... Read more

22 December 2021

#16DaysofActivism: Kenyan Athletes run to end gender-based violence

At least 45% of women in Kenya in the 15-49 age bracket have experienced physical or sexual violence carried out by an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime (DHS, 2014). To mark the 16... Read more

18 December 2021

SRHRPlusD Festival celebrates the bodily autonomy of women and girls with disabilities

Born with cerebral palsy, 28-year-old Winfred Wanjiru was determined not to let disability stand in the way of her dreams. After completing a course in tourism and travel, she was unable to secure... Read more

10 December 2021

Winners of UNFPA Three Zeros Photo Competition Announced!

UNFPA Kenya Country Office is pleased to announce the winners of the Three Zeros Photo Competition which was launched earlier this year.  More than 600 images were submitted by youth from counties... Read more

6 December 2021

H.E First Lady Margaret Kenyatta officially launches the Johari Beads Initiative socio-economic enterprise

Her Excellency First Lady Margaret Kenyatta officially launched the Johari Beads Initiative as a socio-economic enterprise at a colourful ceremony, where she unveiled the Johari business model and... Read more