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The impact of Covid 19 on women: Our Response

“The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted women and girls around the world. It has exacerbated existing inequa…

The future of leadership in Africa: What Uganda election means for African Youth.

“The problem of Africa in general and Uganda in particular is not the people but leaders who want to oversta..

We are failing our girls.

17,000 participants and 30,000 activists streamed into Beijing for the opening of the Fourth World…

International Day of the Girl: Why adolescent girls living with HIV need more support

Jane lost her parents to HIV, unfortunately she was also born positive. She had lived with the virus…

Covid-19 inspired me to tackle youth unemployment.

Martin Kabugi graduated from high in 2019 with hopes of joining university in 2020 September. In Jan…

Supporting youth community-based solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Kennedy is only 25 years. As a first born in a family of seven, he started working at the age of 16 …

Children interacting with members of the community.

How two Kibera children are using comedy to pass covid-19 messages in the slum.

The closure of schools until January next year as a result of the effects of Covid-19 pandemic has p…

Kenya Menstrual Health and Hygiene Policy Brief

Menstruators in Kenya face various challenges, such as limited access to safe and affordable MHM pro…


Teen pregnancies: The new nightmare for parents amid covid-19

When the President of Kenya announced the immediate closure of schools due to covid-19, this…

The role of Kenyan leaders in fighting COVID-19

A day after the president’s address to the nation on Covid-19 status in Kenya, one of the political leaders al…

Cooperation essential for successful implementation of the Menstrual Hygiene Policy in Kenya.

“In November 2019, as a menstrual health and hygiene trainer, I received an invitation to offer menstrual health and hygi…

COVID-19: Moving from relief to development.

I grew up in Kibera slum. Kibera is the second largest urban slum in Africa and the largest in Kenya. The description of Kibera varies depending on your experienceand the time you have spent in the com…

Let’s play our part to stop the spread of COVID-19 in informal settlements.

As Covid-19 in Kenya surged to 15 confirmed cases as at March 23, 2020 fear sweeps the country. Rarely ha…

250 girls trained on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Over 250 girls from five primary schools in Chasimba Ward, Kilifi County received sanitary …

Gender Based Violence: The Role of Men.

It is 11pm, I am struggling to finish my homework due 8am the following day. It has been raining for th…

Why should men care about Menstruation?

The class is full of students. From their faces you can guess that they have been eagerly waiting for this day. The students are betw…

A call for men

“Girls are now aware that they can do more than is culturally expected of them, and nothing is stopping them. The question is no…

Sexual Consent Age: The Big Debate

In Kenya, if you are under 18 years of age, there are things you cannot do. These include; voti…