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How gender inequality in maritime runs show
Longshoremen tended to view women either as too delicate and fragile to work on the docks, or as too distracting to labour alongside men.
By The Conversation 3 days ago
How gender inequality in maritime runs show
Pregnant students in Tanzania may stay in school
Tanzania has a history of using the country’s controversial 1961 law to deny adolescent mothers access to education.
By The Conversation 4 days ago
Pregnant students in Tanzania may stay in school
Women's protests overshadow Iran's World Cup loss
Iran’s players didn’t sing their national anthem and didn’t celebrate their goals. In the stands, many Iranian fans showed solidarity with the protest movement that has roiled the country for months.
By AP 4 days ago
Women's protests overshadow Iran's World Cup loss
Report: State agencies a bane of women traders
The report says women traders have "a very dynamic and frequently complex financial life," where a good number believe informal channels are good for saving.
By Benjamin Imende 5 days ago
Report: State agencies a bane of women traders
Protect and respect gay community, former CJ Willy Mutunga tells state
Mutunga said LGBTI groups are faced with unique vulnerabilities including violations of their human rights calling for their inclusion in society.
By David Njaaga 8 days ago
Protect and respect gay community, former CJ Willy Mutunga tells state
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 12 days ago
How couples' training brought peace and progress to Pokot homes
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Shame of fathers who rape, impregnate their daughters
Kisumu county has no government-supported safe houses except for 31 orphanages that are privately owned which at times act as rescue centers.
By Mactilda Mbenywe 12 days ago
Shame of fathers who rape, impregnate their daughters
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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 14 days ago
I viewed women as property, now I know better, says retired teacher
Some Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender fans skip Qatar World Cup, fearing hostility
At first, Saskia Niño de Rivera was excited about going to Qatar for a World Cup that would mark a significant professional event for her partner, a sports agent for Mexico soccer players
By Associated Press 17 days ago
Some Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender fans skip Qatar World Cup, fearing hostility
Women entrepreneurs should capitalise on networks to progress
Networking involves engaging with people by meeting and knowing them, with the potential to help you with ideas and opportunities on how to scale your business.
By Paul Russo 18 days ago
Women entrepreneurs should capitalise on networks to progress
Agency donates sanitary pads to exam candidates
USAid has donated two million pads to be given to girls sitting Form Four and Standard Eight national exams.
By Mike Kihaki 18 days ago
Agency donates sanitary pads to exam candidates
Teachers want sanitary towels to be exempt from taxes
The Kenya Women Teachers Association has asked the government to zero-rate sanitary towels to enable more girls, especially those from poor homes, to afford them.
By James Munyeki 18 days ago
Teachers want sanitary towels to be exempt from taxes
Land rights deny women the chance to address climate change
Cultural beliefs that deny women land rights are to blame for adverse climate change affecting them.
By Phares Mutembei 26 days ago
Land rights deny women the chance to address climate change
Teen mothers receive a second shot to life, acquire new skills
Most, who were in primary and secondary schools, got pregnant during the long holiday break due to the Covid-19 pandemic
By Phares Mutembei 29 days ago
Teen mothers receive a second shot to life, acquire new skills
Central bank, NSE want more women in finance
Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge said more women are in decision making positions globally but much remains to be done.
By Esther Dianah 30 days ago
Central bank, NSE want more women in finance
Women entrepreneurs to benefit from Sh250b KCB funding
Women entrepreneurs will be able to get non-financial support extended by partner organisations.
By Dominic Omondi 30 days ago
Women entrepreneurs to benefit from Sh250b KCB funding
With the glass ceiling broken, women should be drivers of leadership growth
Leadership honour requires that women should shift their focus from counting the numbers of those who have made it to the top, to making their presence count through the delivery of service.
By Caroline Wambugu 1 month ago
With the glass ceiling broken, women should be drivers of leadership growth
Aisha Jumwa asks DPP to drop murder case against her
Public Service CS nominee wants to be a witness in case following the 2019 incident. Judge asks defence team and prosecution to agree on the request, says court has no say.
By Joackim Bwana 1 month ago
Aisha Jumwa asks DPP to drop murder case against her
Climate-smart agriculture to address food security in rural villages in Kenya
The UN-Women in partnership with Food and Agriculture Organisation launched a Climate Smart Agriculture Approach in Kitui, west Pokot, and Laikipia counties.
By Levis Musumba 1 month ago
Climate-smart agriculture to address food security in rural villages in Kenya
New Gender CS has work cut out as ills stalk women, girls
Ruto’s choice of Aisha Jumwa for this docket in spot on. Having dropped out of school and forced into an early marriage that exposed her to gender violence, Jumwa understands the odds women face.
By Gloria Orwoba 1 month ago
New Gender CS has work cut out as ills stalk women, girls
County leaders must work together to eradicate gender-based violence
Counties need to work together to implement policies that demonstrate commitment to providing mechanisms for prevention and appropriate responses to GBV.
By Monica Ogutu 2 months ago
County leaders must work together to eradicate gender-based violence
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Bus parks: The rapists' paradise of Kisumu
Many cases go unreported, with victims cowed into silence by emboldened abusers. Societal structures and practices afford the victims little room for coming out.
By Mactilda Mbenywe 2 months ago
Bus parks: The rapists' paradise of Kisumu
Bungoma man escapes 15-year defilement sentence after appeal
A Bungoma court has freed a man who was serving a 15-year sentence for defilement because the age of the victim was not proved during trial.
By Robert Amalemba 2 months ago
Bungoma man escapes 15-year defilement sentence after appeal
What we must do to step up women leadership
In the August 9 elections, Kenyans voted in 30 female MPs, up from 23 in 2017, as well as 7 female governors, up from 3 in 2017, and 3 senators, same as 2017. 
By Izel Kipruto and Antony Mbithi 2 months ago
What we must do to step up women leadership
Narrowing gender gap in workforce, higher education via online access
Last year’s Global Gender Gap Report underscored the importance of “re-deploying and re-employing women in emerging jobs” to shape a gender-equal recovery
By World Economic Forum 2 months ago
Narrowing gender gap in workforce, higher education via online access
Empower girls but not at the expense of boys
Fewer men than women are taking up empowerment opportunities. Society is investing less in the boy child but expecting the same outcome
By Christine Koech 2 months ago
Empower girls but not at the expense of boys
157 cases of gender-based violence reported during election period
157 GBV cases were reported in 15 days with 8 being reported on election day alone.
By Standard Checkpoint 2 months ago
157 cases of gender-based violence reported during election period
Polls: Report reveals counties where women were assaulted
According to the study, Siaya recorded the highest number of election-related gender violence cases in May and June.
By Mactilda Mbenywe 2 months ago
Polls: Report reveals counties where women were assaulted
Women making positive strides towards equality at highest levels
Grace Onyango was Kenya's first female mayor after independence, one of the country's first female councilors, and the first woman to be elected to the House of Representatives.
By Lucy Kombe and Nancy Barasa 2 months ago
Women making positive strides towards equality at highest levels
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The rise of Kenyan women: History says they are good political leaders
Whereas governments and institutions that are now opening more doors for women should be applauded, they are only doing the right thing.
By Edward Buri 2 months ago
The rise of Kenyan women: History says they are good political leaders