Silence around SGBV 'preventing survivors from seeking help'
Canadian High Commissioner Christopher Thornley noted that survivors in informal settlements face such challenges as poverty, lack of awareness, limited access to support services, and stigma.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 5 months ago
Silence around SGBV 'preventing survivors from seeking help'
British soldier killed off-duty in Kenya
According to the UK's Ministry of Defence statement issued on Friday, Kevin McCool, 32, who was off-duty died on November 29.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 5 months ago
British soldier killed off-duty in Kenya
Kenya declares stockpile of ivory, rhino horns for 2022
A comprehensive audit report and inventory are available for public scrutiny at the office of the Director General, Kenya Wildlife Service headquarters.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 5 months ago
Kenya declares stockpile of ivory, rhino horns for 2022
Kenya celebrates rare birth of twin elephant calves in Samburu National Reserve
Kenya has made global headlines for its wildlife conservation efforts after a female elephant named Alto gave birth to healthy twin daughters in Samburu National Reserve last week.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 5 months ago
Kenya celebrates rare birth of twin elephant calves in Samburu National Reserve
Special clinic celebrates record 7,000 cleft lip surgeries
The clinic operates and treats cleft lip and palate deformities free of charge has performed and treated 7,000 victims of the deformities in a record time of one year.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 6 months ago
Special clinic celebrates record 7,000 cleft lip surgeries
There's a royal in town, here's what she's up to
Queen Maxima was on an official visit to ZamZam Medical Services in her capacity as, the United Nations' Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 6 months ago
There's a royal in town, here's what she's up to
Duo's green solution pitch that made impact at climate summit
Owiti says insurance companies are moving away from the norm by exploring sustainable finance and investing in environmentally-friendly projects.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 7 months ago
Duo's green solution pitch that made impact at climate summit
The indegeneous people that coloured KICC and made it to Nairobi's 'Big Declaration'
Renewable energy initiatives affect Indigenous Peoples' lands and territories. They use all their land for livelihood and cultural purposes.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
The indegeneous people that coloured KICC and made it to Nairobi's 'Big Declaration'
Explainer: Are Africa Climate Week and Africa Climate Summit the same thing?
ACS and the ACW events were unique in that they were tailor-made for Africa by Africa and would help the continent to tackle the climate crises.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
Explainer: Are Africa Climate Week and Africa Climate Summit the same thing?
Women launch a platform to amplify their voices in climate change
The pre-summit was all inclusive with the youth, the challenged, and the male champion sharing their thoughts. The message was that climate change was a reality, and its severity was a crisis.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
Women launch a platform to amplify their voices in climate change
How behavioural transformation tool is helping fight bias
The tool addresses harmful social and cultural practices, gender norms, and biases that continuously disadvantage certain populations in society, primarily women and girls.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
How behavioural transformation tool is helping fight bias
Women's rights meeting pledges to address social injustice, mentor leaders
CS Jumwa said it was important to understand the status of the rights of women through reflection on where they were coming from, the gains, challenges, and opportunities they faced.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
Women's rights meeting pledges to address social injustice, mentor leaders
Gender equality is about power relations and dynamics, CS Aisha Jumwa says
The CS said it was important to understand the status of the rights of women through reflection on where they were coming from, where they were, the gains, the challenges.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
Gender equality is about power relations and dynamics, CS Aisha Jumwa says
Nairobi hosts women's rights convention
The annual Women Rights Convention 2023 edition set off today at a Nairobi hotel with a high-powered delegation from government agencies and key partners who advocate for change
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 8 months ago
Nairobi hosts women's rights convention
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Crawling family in Machakos leaves medics in confusion
More than 20 family members suffer from the same ailment. The family has faced stigma, poverty, and community hatred due to their disabilities.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 9 months ago
Crawling family in Machakos leaves medics in confusion
Inside Sh150m initiative to end maternal death, period shame
33 per cent of girls aged between 15 and 19 years in the county are either mothers or expectant. This has been connected to a lack of awareness of menstrual matters.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 10 months ago
Inside Sh150m initiative to end maternal death, period shame
Inside Homa Bay's Sh150m initiative to end maternal death, period shame
Homa Bay is among 15 counties that have poor maternal, neonatal and adolescent health. Homa Bay is among 15 counties that have poor maternal, neonatal and adolescent health.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 10 months ago
Inside Homa Bay's Sh150m initiative to end maternal death, period shame
Families' struggle, quest for hope for children living with disability
Investing in the early years, the first 1,000 days of life - between a woman's pregnancy and her child's second birthday - is critical for child survival, growth, and development.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 10 months ago
Families' struggle, quest for hope for children living with disability
How the thirst of donkeys turned the fortunes of 30 village women
The women work closely with agricultural officers from the county's ministry of Agriculture for maximum farm output.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 11 months ago
How the thirst of donkeys turned the fortunes of 30 village women
Leveraging mobile tech to empower youth
Through mobile connectivity, one can access many tools that have been developed to give access to services such as health, education, online training, business (start-ups).
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Leveraging mobile tech to empower youth
Patients using code scanner on their phones to get faster service in hospitals
By using QR codes, access to healthcare services and patient information becomes easy and fast for hospitals and clinics.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Patients using code scanner on their phones to get faster service in hospitals
Hiking and summiting Mt Kenya for health
Adventure with health benefits is the new buzzword for travellers and vacationers as far as lifestyle habits are concerned, and with this new approach there is no age barrier.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Hiking and summiting Mt Kenya for health
Science agency fetes 47 grassroots women
47 women from across the counties were honoured for the exemplary services they were offering to individuals, communities, and the country through empowering other women.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Science agency fetes 47 grassroots women
Huawei marks women's day with more DigiSchools in 30 counties
At the event, teachers and learners from the DigiSchools project were awarded for outstanding performances.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Huawei marks women's day with more DigiSchools in 30 counties
Women urged to change strategy on gender rule
Kenya's 2010 Constitution states that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective and appointive bodies shall be of the same gender.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Women urged to change strategy on gender rule
When cancer patients miss follow up clinics
Cancer cases are rising at an alarming rate with patients from poor backgrounds unable to meet treatment costs.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
When cancer patients miss follow up clinics
Women hit hard as long drought worsens human, wildlife conflict
Hardest hit are arid and semi-arid counties of Laikipia, Taita Taveta, and Kajiado.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Women hit hard as long drought worsens human, wildlife conflict
Shocking narratives from FGM survivors going through reconstructive surgery
Mueni: My husband said that he loathed me because I acted like a shell during intimacy ...
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Shocking narratives from FGM survivors going through reconstructive surgery
Duo hopes to change view on 'woman's place'
Women and girls were also denied the right to inherit property from their fathers, as the community preferred to educate boys while marrying off girls early.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Duo hopes to change view on 'woman's place'
How couples' training brought peace and progress to Pokot homes
Couples now engage in discussions before making decisions. All three are representative of the "bigger picture of what is happening across the three wards.
By Jaynerose Gacheri, Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
How couples' training brought peace and progress to Pokot homes
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I viewed women as property, now I know better, says retired teacher
Jonathan Mwangeje has committed to amplifying women's voices against injustices. But it has not always been the case for the chairperson of the Kasigau Wildlife Conservancy.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
I viewed women as property, now I know better, says retired teacher
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Grogan castle: Where tales come alive
Built in the 1930s, the castle is located atop a hill and offers a 360-degree view.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Grogan castle: Where tales come alive
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Kilifi: A walk through Marafa's Hell's Kitchen
The story of Hell's Kitchen is one of myths vs reality.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Kilifi: A walk through Marafa's Hell's Kitchen
How to track animals during a wildlife watching trip
Here are tips to help you navigate the jungle to increase your chances of spotting that animal you have set out to see.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
How to track animals during a wildlife watching trip
Preparing to fly? Get the best seat on plane
If you want to enjoy your next travel, you must learn about the best seats on a plane after which it will be easy for you to strategise on getting the best out of the best.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Preparing to fly? Get the best seat on plane
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How to save money for travel
If you are planning to travel, put a plan in motion, start saving, target short trips within your budget, and before you know it, you will become an ardent traveller.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
How to save money for travel
Make holiday travel tranquil and great
Whenever you have an opportunity to do something adventurous get out of your comfort zone.
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Make holiday travel tranquil and great
How to make a trip great, improve your experience
These are tips from seasoned travellers
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
How to make a trip great, improve your experience
Kericho, the countryside of majestic wonders
Kericho is the centre of Kenya's largest tea industry
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
Kericho, the countryside of majestic wonders
World travel forum back after break from physical events
Visitors to the 2022 event will only be allowed to access the premises with a mobile badge
By Jayne Rose Gacheri 1 year ago
World travel forum back after break from physical events
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