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Unregulated campaign financing hurt women

The women movement wants women MPs to reintroduce the campaign finance bill to help create an equal playing ground in future elections. Read More

Boosting the women agenda in the post-election period

Despite women of Kenya having limitless potential to transform the socio-economic spheres of their lives, patriarchy and other cultural practices continue to hold women back. Read more

Women leaders prove breaking glass ceiling is possible

There is no doubt that Kenyan women have continued to get the short end of the stick despite making up over 50 percent  of the population of 48 million. Read more

The 13th Parliament has to get it right on the Two Thirds Rule

The gender equality provisions in the Constitution were again put to test during the 2022 General Elections. Read More


SAUTI SASA December 2022 Issue : Beyond Elections : Refocusing on the gender agender

SAUTI SASA November 2022 Issue: Keeping the eye on the prize

It is a Do-or-Die Battel for women candidates

Women Leadership brings hope and transformative change

SAUTI SASA September Issue : Ray of hope as women triumph in the 2022 elections

50 journeys Stories of Courage and transformation from women political leaders in Kenya


Training of Journalists on Peace & Security

Over 50 journalists were trained on conflict sensitive & gender responsive reporting before, during, and after the 2022 elections held  in Nairobi and Nakuru counties. The journalists were drawn from print and electronic media houses.

Peace Actors

Milcah Nempiris from Kajiado County making her presentation

Forum for 15 women Peace Actors from seven counties on how to develop peace messages for 2022 Elections held in Nairobi. Peace Actors from  Wajir, Samburu, Homabay, Kisii, Embu, Kericho and Kajiado counties.

Training of GSU

Training of General Service Unit  (GSU)  Officers  on prevention and response to Sexual Gender Based Violence and protection of Vulnerable groups before, during and after Elections.

Delivering the promise: Women stepout to prove women leadership brings change

Today, we officially launched the Hooyo Haigoynin project in partnership with @Zinduka & Nala. Hooyo Haigoynin, which means "Mum Don't Cut Me," is a one-year project in Nairobi County's Eastleigh area aimed at preventing/eliminating FGM & other forms of GBV affecting women/girls.

Today, we commemorate International Day for Zero Tolerance of #FGM.

Rooted in gender inequality, female genital mutilation limits opportunities for women and girls around the world to exercise their rights and realize their potential.

Let’s #Unite to #EndFGM

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Let's all eliminate FGM so that girls can live to their full potential and free from violence and discrimination. #EndFGM

We are saddened by the demise of a hero. Prof. George Magoha a transformative leader, he will be remembered for his reforms in the ministry of Education. #RestInPeace #GeorgeMagoha

34% of women in Kenya have experienced physical violence since age 15
Experience of violence among women increases with age; 20% of women age 15–19 have experienced
physical violence since age 15, as compared with 42% of women age 45–49.

▪ By county, the percentage of women who have experienced physical violence since age 15 is highest
in Bungoma (62%) and lowest in Mandera (9%)

▪ Marital status is linked to experiences of violence among women. Women who have ever been married
are much more likely to have experienced violence since age 15 than those who have never been
married (41% versus 20%).

Usiharibu your future because of unplanned pregnancy. Chukua control and learn more about contraception methods that suit you on #LifeYangu #YouthNaContraceptionKE.

Imagine being on your period without any access to safe bathing facilities or affordable menstrual products…

StandUp4HumanRights and RT if you believe everyone has a right to manage their menstrual hygiene safely & with dignity:

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