By Brenda Aromorach The Women’s Movement aims at developing the capacity of women’s activism to ensure women’s power in their homes; possession of equal rights and ensure women’s rights over their bodies. The Women’s Movement enables women to collectively
By Alice Doris Alal In Kenya, the demographic and health survey of 2014 indicated that due to cultural norms 42% of women and men still believe that wife-beating is acceptable under some conditions. In October 2021, Kenyan record-breaking
By Maureen Chebor Jane Ngweso (not real name) was driving along Forest Road to Parklands in March 2022. While admiring the neat and newly constructed Nairobi Express Highway, a motorbike rider, popularly known as Boda Boda riders abruptly sped
Juba, More than 700 civilians in South Sudan have been abused sexually in the first quarter of this year, with the country seeing a rise in conflict-related abuse, a report by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) indicates.
Adolescent health interventions, which focus on youth 15 years or older, should target a much younger age group to make an impact, a new report shows. The Global Early Adolescent Study shows that around the world, young boys and girls
After the trial of alleged gang rapists was postponed over lack of funds to get them to court, incensed women in DR Congo crowdfunded the $450 needed, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. Fifty-six women prisoners were sexually assaulted for three
When Maria Mukabi (not her real name), hardly 18, realised that she was pregnant — and keen to hide it from the mother she sought the assistance of a ‘doctor’ who assured her that she would give her something that
The majority of women and girls in developing countries still do not have access to sexual and reproductive health care, the State of the World Population 2017 report shows. The annual report released on October 17 by the United Nations
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - PDF, 66KB [sdm_download_counter id="3042"] [sdm_download id="3042" fancy="0"] UN General Assembly Index (2012) - PDF, 47KB [sdm_download_counter id="3044"] [sdm_download id="3044" fancy="0"] UN Security Council Resolution 1888 (2009) - PDF, 51KB [sdm_download_counter id="3048"] [sdm_download id="3048"