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Do condoms really reduce thrilling sexual pleasure in today’s world?

As we embrace the season of love and connections, it’s vital not to overlook the crucial conversation surrounding safe sexual practices, particularly among young people. This romantic month often involves intimate moments, underscoring the need to emphasize responsible sexual health practices. In a world where young individuals lead in new HIV infections, and Kenya ranked …

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Is it Becoming Easy to End FGM in Kenya by 2030?

As we strive for progress and inclusivity, addressing issues that impact many lives is crucial. Today, on Zero Tolerance for FGM Day, let’s collectively support the eradication of this harmful practice. Female Genital Mutilation isn’t merely a cultural practice; it’s a violation of human rights affecting millions of women and girls worldwide. Globally, over 200 …

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Empowering Women in the Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a serious health concern that affects women all over the world. Still, it disproportionately affects women living in poverty. Unfortunately, socioeconomic barriers often make it difficult for these women to access the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment they need. This is why January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is so important – it helps …

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Health and nutrition for Adolescents and Young People

Adolescence is a very crucial stage that marks the transition into adulthood. A lot happens at this stage including, physical, socio-emotional, and behavioral changes, and most likely to reflect in someone’s adulthood. A report from the National center for children in poverty (NCCP) indicates, that among all children, 45% live in low-income families and approximately …

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FEMININJA IS THE WORD!

My name is Kelly Kamau, a Big Sister in Kiambu. I am passionate about empowering adolescent girls and young women to make informed decisions, and women in leadership and a volunteer under the Safire program that seeks to address Sexual Reproductive Health Rights and reproductive health Services.  The program has impacted adolescent girls, young women, …

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Road to Empowerment

Big sister Njambi, not her real name, 24, explains how the SAFIRE programme in Kiambu, is helping to change girls’ and young women lives: “We use sessions because it attracts girls and young women. Once they mobilize, we talk to them about sexual reproductive health and responsible sexual behavior,” she says. “We have seen the …

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