Category: Gender Equality

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...