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Dr Awuor Ponge: I’ll always give back to society because many held my hand during the dark days

Dr Awuor Ponge’s compelling story of how he found success after a journey of self-sabotage struck a cord with many who read about his life.

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Dr Awuor Ponge: My life revolves around service and mentoring young people

I’m the Secretary General of the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi Alumni Association, where I will serve until 2022....

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Expand global efforts to secure women and girls

We must ensure essential services are available and accessible to women....

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Let’s all talk about GBV at our homes, church and school

In Africa, cultural factors have been blamed for contributing to most cases given that most African societies are patriarchal. ...

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How predators use social media, gaming apps to 'hunt' for victims

Old crimes of gender-based violence are taking new forms and being perpetrated online more easily....

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Taliban bans women from Afghanistan TV dramas

Reporters have said some of the rules are vague and open to interpretation...

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US official calls for steps to speed up sexual assault cases

Kenya has been urged to re-consider its policy disallowing plea bargaining for sexual offences, in the best interests of victims...

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Let 2022 give us first female deputy president

Women participation in politics is not only a practical sense issue with huge political dividends, it is a matter of constitutional compliance...

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Why men avoid doctors like the plague

Many men prefer to self-medicate and only seek medical attention if the situation turns critical...

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Judge: No sense in in jailing parents over child upkeep

Enforcing a children’s court order says Justice Nyakundi, ought to ensure parties comply with maintenance orders...

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Government should lead quest to end child marriage

One third got married immediately after Covid-19 started with almost half (44 per cent) saying they got married because of pregnancy...

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Endeavour to improve strained spousal relations on Men's Day

Leaving men and boys out of efforts to advance gender equality and specifically WEE also underutilises the potential positive influence of many men..

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Don't shy away from vying next year, women told

Women have been challenged to go for elective seats in next year's General Election....

Musings from a sexual and reproductive health and rights advocate

Adequate resource allocation within the health sector towards sexual and reproductive health care would also strengthen existing infrastructure....

Women in politics: Trailblazers curving path for younger sisters

Women politicians challenged the aspirants to have well thought out political ambitions and plans, and not try to be like their male counterparts....

Granny, 98, attacked and raped

The victim was rescued on Thursday morning and taken to Mabusi health centre. A medical report showed she had been raped. ...

Ndichus’ viral video incident, what we know so far

In a special notice dated October 19, 2021, the board said the move was to pave ways for formal investigations to take place....

County completes GBV rescue centre building

The facility is one of the first national government's GBV rescue centres done courtesy of the National-Government Affirmative Action Fund....

Police launch policy to treat sexual and gender-based violence victims well

Survivors of sexual and gender-based violence should feel confident to speak up knowing they will be heard and afforded necessary care by police. ...

Government commits to ending gender violence in five years

Gender Cabinet Secretary Margaret Kobia has said the government is committed to eradicating all forms of violence against women and children....

Too little, too late: State response to gender-based violence is wanting, says NGO

The Government has been blamed for doing too little and being too late in responding to gender-based violence (GBV) cases during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Research will enhance fight against gender-based violence

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) is a daily occurrence in Kenya and, unfortunately, a reality for many women and girls....

A reluctant feminist: Germany's Merkel still inspires many women

German Chancellor Angela Merkel there is still much to do to achieve gender equality...

Build an inclusive world for a better tomorrow

Every year on August 26, the world joins the United States of America in marking Women’s Equality Day....

His money is ours, hers is for Prada and Fenty

Ask yourself why men constantly marry down, but women have to marry at their level or higher....

The big business of gender reveals, pregnancy shoots and baby showers

Being pregnant nowadays comes with a lot of fanfare ? at least, that’s how it seems on social media...

A reluctant feminist: Germany's Merkel still inspires many women

German Chancellor Angela Merkel there is still much to do to achieve gender equality...

Defilement: When victims have to share home with their abusers

Most victims are forced to live in the same society and family setup as their perpetrators, which adds more pressure on them...

Bungoma among counties to benefit from Sh700 million GBV grant

Kilifi and Samburu counties will also benefit from the pilot programme before the full rollout to the rest of the devolved units....

Man suspected of chopping off wife’s hands after quarrel

Victim's mother says she saw her estranged husband escape on a motorcycle after he allegedly attacked her....

Zipporah Kittony challenges women to carry themselves with dignity

Sen. Kittony has lauded the leadership Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization for leading them to their 70th anniversary as a bastion of women development...

Diaspora athlete Viola Lagat faults women leaders for weak war against GBV

Lagat’s was not a condolence message but rather a moment to speak up against Gender-based Violence....

Ndichu brothers respond to viral confrontation video

Ndichu brothers Eddie and Paul try to set record straight after video emerges...

Why Kenya needs a gender inclusive digital transformation

Online shops encouraged by the abundance of digital platforms are now accessible on the most basic of smartphones....

Poverty to blame for increased gender based violence

At the end of 2020 some 5,009 gender-based violence cases were reported compared to the same period in 2019 with 1,411 cases....

Budget constraints hamper State's quest to fight gender-based violence

Kenyans will have to wait longer as the government scales up efforts to set up Gender-Based Violence (GBV) rescue centres....

Women main victims of ‘punishment burns’

Gender-based violence-related burns have women as the main victims from intentional burns....

Two-thirds gender rule needs a referendum, says Muturi

Muturi absolved Parliament from blame for failing to enact the gender rule as provided for in Article 27 of the Constitution....

Gender rule remains elusive 11 years later

A threat, by former CJ David Maraga, to have House dissolved over the gender rule did not bear fruit....

Research will enhance fight against gender-based violence

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) is a daily occurrence in Kenya and, unfortunately, a reality for many women and girls....

The business of gender reveals, pregnancy shoots and baby showers

This rising trend and demand for these methods of capturing crucial family and social moments has paved the way for a booming business....

Two-thirds gender rule needs a referendum, says Muturi

Muturi absolved Parliament from blame for failing to enact the gender rule as provided for in Article 27 of the Constitution....

An NYS scandal under my watch would ‘kill me’

If we become deliberate on our target, building capacity through training and exposure. I think one day, Kenya will get a female president....

Gender rule remains elusive 11 years later

A threat, by former CJ David Maraga, to have House dissolved over the gender rule did not bear fruit....

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Wakio Mzenge: I always wanted to be a performer

Wakio Mzenge: I always wanted to be a performer

Novelist Wilbur Smith: A tale of racism and failed love

Novelist Wilbur Smith: A tale of racism and failed love

In the name of rage? When events went south

In the name of rage? When events went south

The little known story of Nairobi National Park

Few know that the park was the scene of a wildebeest migration similar to the annual spectacle witnessed in Masai Mara.

Opiyo Wandayi: Jailed, banned from house but still unbowed

Wandayi is now much less vocal about his opposition, and his ideological views have also changed.

Driven to serve: From early pregnancy to top of her career

Of course pursuit of a career and the pregnancy conflicted. She had to repeat the academic year at medical school.

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Mental health: Sometimes the carer, needs caring

Mental health: Sometimes the carer, needs caring

Labour room: Excuse me, I’m too posh to push

Labour room: Excuse me, I’m too posh to push

Hypertension: Beware of ringing ears, endless headaches, racing heart

Hypertension: Beware of ringing ears, endless headaches, racing heart

Tricks about money that today’s woman ought to know

The modern woman is working and is involved in investment in property and money markets more than ever before, but she can do better

Four promises you shouldn’t make to customers

Before making promises remember unhappy customers will also spread the word of your unethical business practices to people in their circle

Diabetes leading cause of amputations in Kenya

Many patients feel it is a burden to takes drugs for long however this can lead kidney and eye complications, amputations and sometimes death

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A cool urban farm idea for small gardens

A cool urban farm idea for small gardens

‘I saw money in grass, grew it into wealth’

‘I saw money in grass, grew it into wealth’

Chilli farmers land hot deal

Chilli farmers land hot deal

10 simple ways to keep flock healthy

The poultry industry in the last 10 years has scaled the heights of rapid development and expansion, despite the high input costs.

What makes tea from Kenya great

Kenya’s distinct and high-quality teas are made from the upper two leaves and a bud.

Farmers’ pain as passion fruits hit by viral disease

The disease, passion fruit woodiness potyvirus (PWV) commonly known as ‘Kangumu’ has led farmers to incur heavy losses.

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Little-known details about Reverend Natasha's fiancé

Little-known details about Reverend Natasha's fiancé

Exclusive: Father regrets the day he cursed inmate son

Exclusive: Father regrets the day he cursed inmate son

Inside the marital affairs of Kenyan athletes

Inside the marital affairs of Kenyan athletes

Inside Kamiti Prison: How kuku choma is smuggled for Sh5,000

One convict claims a female prison officer who was his lover dumped him after sending her hundreds in cash.

Sex workers: Condom shortage killing business

‘I used to earn Sh6,000 on Friday nights, but only make Sh400 because there is no rubber and I can’t risk HIV’

Curse of the evil eye: Jealous women ‘impregnate’ babies with diseases

When someone shows interest in miraa or food you are eating, to just invite him to have a bite and jokingly say toa macho.

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