Author: Kenyan Woman

Executive Director for The African Women’s Development & Communications Network (FEMNET), Dinah Musindarwezo

AU Summit tasked on women’s rights

The ongoing African Union Summit has put women’s rights at the centre stage of this year’s assembly.  The forum, which brings together African leaders in the public and private sectors,...

Pamela Adhiambo Ooro, a widow who is also a nurse at Rona foundation, in Wagoma, Siaya County. [Photo: Diana Charles ]

The agony of Wagoma widows

My name is Pamela Adhiambo Ooro. I am a mother of four children. Currently, I live and work as a nurse at RONA Foundation, in Wagoma village,  Siaya County. I...

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Proposed law targets widows

The government will soon table a bill in parliament to address the plight of widows in the country. The Prohibition of Violence against Widows and Widowers bill will now make...

Peter Gichanga, chair of Masculinity Institute, also known as Main-Kenya. The Institute has been the voice of male victims of gender and sexual violence in Nairobi and beyond. [Photo: Odhiambo Orlale]

Men standing tall in the war against GBV

Tired of hearing horrifying tales of boys and men being sexually assaulted regularly as well as women being victims of sexual and gender based violence, a group of men have joined hands in the anti-Gender Based Violence campaign with a passion.