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5 October 2015

Kenyan support centre offers care, hope to refugees from South Sudan

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

24 September 2015

Kenya Cannot Rise If Its Women Are Left Behind

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

15 September 2015

20 Mombasa women to get free fistula surgery

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

10 September 2015

Private Sector Can Help In Healthcare

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

7 September 2015

‘No amount of money can buy justice’

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

31 August 2015

Muslims urged to embrace family planning as way of spacing their children

The Ministry of Health and the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) have started a family planning programme that targets communities in Malindi and Kilifi County which are predominantly Muslim.... Read more

28 August 2015

Slowly, but surely tide turning on Female Genital Mutilation

Opinion piece by Robert F. Godec and Siddharth Chatterjee Every year, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) scars thousands of young women and girls in Kenya physically and emotionally, for life. As... Read more

24 August 2015

New lab for demographic dividend in Africa

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 sharing meeting, hosted... Read more

20 August 2015

Take advantage of demographic dividend

Opinion piece by Dr Kibaru-Mbae and Siddharth Chatterjee Kenya is at the cusp of a “demographic dividend” that could change the country’s fortunes in the first half of the 21st century, but only if... Read more

19 August 2015

With Kenya’s youth, the future is here: Invest to reap demographic benefits

Opinion piece by Dr Josephine Kibaru-Mbae & Siddharth Chatterjee Kenya, is at the cusp of a "demographic dividend",which could transmute Kenya’s fortunes in the first half of the 21st century –... Read more