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Kenyan Woman

Advocating for the rights of women

The Kenyan Woman is a monthly online publication of AWCFS

 

For the latest issues of the Kenyan Woman, visit kw.awcfs.org

Kenyan Woman Issue 26

Highlights in this issue:

  • Clan politics at play as election nears
  • Micere Mugo – Struggles and resilience of top Pan Africanist
  • Gender based violence survivors in Kenya wants government commitment
  • Leadership has nothing to do with marital status
  • Women from pastoralist areas seeks political seats
  • Coming election set to usher in real woman power
  • The time is now, says Africa’s second female president
Kenyan Woman Issue 24

Highlights of this issue:

  • Not business as usual as women set to redefine their contribution to politics
  • Terrain rough for disabled women with political ambitions
  • Women's charter launched to help implement enacted laws
  • Crisis looms in this year's General Elections
  • Diversion of aid to blame for Africa's woes
  • Empowering oppressed women is her main job
Kenyan Woman Issue 23

The Kenyan Woman is a publication of AWCFS and is produced with support from United Nations Democracy Fund

Kenyan Woman Issue 22

Highlights in this issue of Kenyan Woman:

  • The fall of a giant
  • Kenya passes law against FGM
  • Profile on Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda - first African Woman president of the NGO committee on the Status of Women in Geneva
  • Africa comes together for women's empowerment
  • It is not yet uhuru for the Kenyan women
  • Great dreams for Mijikenda girl child
  • Dr Phoebe Nyawalo - Ready to convert her education into community service
Kenyan Woman Issue 21

Highlights in this issue:

  • Constitutional crisis
  • Call for public scrutiny in top appointments
  • Ex Councillor Margaret Olang’
  • Challenges of implementing affirmative Action
  • Women score a first one in controller of budget
  • Like a snake, those against gender equality must shed the old skin
Kenyan Woman Issue 20

Highlights in this issue:

  • Why is it time for Kenya to have a woman AG
  • Gender equality remains a pipe dream
  • Desperation as millions face starvation
  • Protocol to defend women's rights launched in Kenya
  • Initiative to bridge the gap between Mathematics populations
  • Awareness creation to help reduce maternal deaths
Kenyan Woman Issue 19

The Kenyan Woman is a publication of AWCFS and is produced with support from United Nations Democracy Fund

  • Women’s issues addressed in 2011 budget
  • Kosovo’s new President and she is just 36 years old
  • Women living with AIDs secure their marriages through giving birth
  • JSC’s supreme court nomination causes a storm
  • MoonBeads advance ‘safe day’ concept
  • No foreign aid for Liberia in the next decade
Kenyan Woman Toleo la 19

The Kenyan Woman is a publication of AWCFS and is produced with support from United Nations Democracy Fund

  • Women’s issues addressed in 2011 budget
  • Kosovo’s new President and she is just 36 years old
  • Women living with AIDs secure their marriages through giving birth
  • JSC’s supreme court nomination causes a storm
  • MoonBeads advance ‘safe day’ concept
  • No foreign aid for Liberia in the next decade
Kenyan Woman Issue 18

Highlights in this issue:

  • Translate this year's budget into gender gains for women
  • Madame President: Karua embarks on the race for presidency
  • Gender agenda must be factored in revenue allocation
  • Interrogating the construction of equality commission
  • Gender perspectives could give answers on past atrocities
  • Women call for peace building and security
  • A tribute to Apollonia Mathias
  • Suzanne Kuria becomes a fisher for men
  • New leadership in Libya sidelines
Kenyan Woman Issue 17

Highlights in this issue of the Kenyan Woman:

  • Women were called and they came out in large numbers - a look at the women shortlisted for the position of Chief Justice
  • One woman among many men - Nyaundi shines as the only woman heading a commission
  • Labour movement proves to be a hard nut to crack
  • Call for enhanced response to gender-based crimes
  • From being jobless to an employer
  • Tough task ahead for women from Western Kenya
Kenyan Woman Issue 16
  • In a state of stagnation – wrangles have derailed the constitution implementation process in Kenya
  • Employers told to embrace affirmative action
  • Linah Kilimo, a fighter who wears the Marakwet peace belt.
  • Men fighting for women’s rights
  • Obiageli Ezekesili - Holding the top turf at the World Bank
  • Women scientists get a boost in research programmes
Kenyan Woman Issue 15

Advocating for the Rights of Women

 

The Kenyan Woman is a publication of AWCFS and is produced with support from United Nations Democratic Fund

 

 

 

Kenyan Woman Issue 14

Highlights in this Issue:

  • Brave and bold women score a big one in gender insensitive appoontments
  • Amorous teachers block girls from prosperous future
  • Felicity Magut; tested political waters, lost but not giving up
  • Human rights advocates push for equality law
  • Law on HIV could lift the burden on women
Kenyan Woman Issue 13

Highlights in this issue:

  • Commission offers hope
  • Poverty drives slum women to risky occupations
  • G-10 calls for fair justice
  • Maternal health bill to demystify Maputo Protocol
  • Referendum offers better prospects for women in South Sudan
  • Bridging the gap between policy and reality
Kenyan Woman Issue 12

Highlights in this issue:

  • Young Women seek to embrace political leadership
  • Rural women want more engagement with new law
  • Profile: Professor Waceke Wanjohi
  • Baroness Vivien Stern: Volunteering to empower women
  • Violence against women goes on unabated in Kuria Community
  • In praise of Africa's Woman President
  • The women presidents of Latin America
  • Cases of obstetric fistula on the increase
  • Kenya to benefit from GMO production
  • Nairobi Declaration on African Women's Decade
Kenyan Woman Issue 11

Highlights in this issue:

  • African Women's Decade launched on platform of high expectations
  • Take charge of implementation
  • Penehupifo Pohamba, Namibia's First Lady takes the lead in fighting for women's empowerment
  • Rape in DRC sets alarm bells ringing
  • Working with men to end gender inequality
  • Through the eyes of grassroot women
  • Micro-finance seeks to enhance women's economic independence
Kenyan Woman Issue 10

Highlights in this issue:

  • What is happening so far? Wading through the unfamiliar territory of constitutional implementation process
  • Commonwealth Women Parliamentary Association gets a new chair
  • Demystifying FIDA, 25 years later
  • Awareness on land holds the key to ownership
  • Reflections on Law Implementation
  • It is the woman's turn to claim her space
  • Can new constitution accelerate achievement of health related MDGs?
  • Nairobi set to launch women's decade
  • AU honors Kenyan women scientists
Kenyan Woman Issue 9

Highlights of this issue:

  • The hard work begins - New law gives women space to their rightful positions
  • Women strategise on constitutional implementation
  • Pictorial - Women join in celebrating new Constitution
  • A battle well braved - Profile on Jennifer Masis, Political & Gender Activist
  • Challenges ahead of the MDGs meeting
Kenyan Woman Issue 8

Highlights in this issue:

  • Calling for peace - seeking a non-violent environment in post-referendum
  • Women make their voices heard
  • Ambassador of peace
  • Female mighty power comes to the fore
 
 
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