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Are we on the Right Path to Achieving Gender Equality?

International Women’s Day   In the spirit of commemorating International Women’s Day, we stand on the shoulders of those who fought for the freedom and rights we enjoy today. Acknowledging their boldness, we deeply reflect on the remarkable progress in the ongoing struggle for gender equality. Historically, women have faced significant challenges and restrictions regarding …

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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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From Reproductive Health Freedom to Financial Freedom

Big sisters are sexual reproductive health and rights champions from Kiambu,who play a big role in ensuring all the adolescent young girls and women they mentor have healthy reproductive health lives while still accessing quality services. To enable them offer accurate, correct and factual information to the AGYW they engage with in their communities, their …

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Make Unsafe Abortion History Now

Article By Esther Mwende According to the World Health Organization (WHO) unsafe abortion remains a preventable public health tragedy and a violation of women and girls’ human rights. It accounts for 13% of global maternal mortalities, with hundreds of thousands of survivors living with long-term complications, including infertility and chronic pain. Criminalization of abortion has …

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