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The Reject newspaper is a monthly publication of the Media Diversity Center, a project of African Woman and Child Feature Service. 

As of 2016, the Reject is published online on reject.awcfs.org

Reject Online Issue 75

Reject OnlineHighlights in this issue:

  • Fear of violence remains real
  • Criminal gangs deterring women from political engagement
  • Rising child abuse cases in Taveta worrying
  • Malnutrition, reason for high mortality at the Coast
  • Misconceptions hinder birth control in North Eastern
  • Firms now investing in employees living with HIV
  • Kevin Agutu brings a ray of hope for Usigu orphans
  • Peace initiative calls for calm during elections
  • Sexual harassment fails to escape media houses
Reject Online Issue 74 | 16 Days of Activism Special

African Woman and Child Feature Service in partnership with Star marks the 16 days of Activism with the global theme: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!

This 24-page special newspaper looks at the cost of violence and conflict in Kenya, its impact on women, case studies on how violence have affected women throughout the country, challenges and obstacles women have faced particularly in sexual gender based violence.

Reject Online Issue 73

In this issue

  • One woman at a time can bring change to society
  • Kilifi leading in child marriage
  • IDPs cry foul over hospital discrimination
  • Major boost for fight against HIV in Mbita
  • Women coverage in media is wanting
  • Malnutrition linked to high infant mortality in Coast region
  • Beacon of hope for Mombasa sex workers opens its doors to victims
  • Life of drudgery as women and children use ‘turonik’ to place a meal on their family tables
  • Woman dreams big out of construction works
Reject Online Issue 72

In this issue: 

  • With their IDs confiscated, IDPs will not vote
  • AWC tops Child Rights Media Award
  • Political realignment fuelling small arms proliferation
  • Over 50 years in an IDP camp
  • Africa gets another Greening ambassador
  • Government embraces support to solving water problems
Reject Online Issue 71

In this issue

  • Burden of hopelessness
  • Cow dung to the rescue as mosquito repellent
  • Small arms threatening plan to make Isiolo a resort city
  • Where girls are trapped in domestic servitude
  • Lack of role models leaves girls without a support system
  • Farmers turn to bamboo growing
  • Grand irrigation project planned for flood-prone Budalangi
  • From orphan to mason, to being widowed and finally a cobbler
  • NEMA plans to make Nairobi and its environs cleaner
Reject Online Issue 70

Highlights of this issue:

  • Conjugal rights denied: Politics at play as married internally displaced persons tell of untold suffering
  • Coal project generates more opposition than acceptance
  • Squatters yet to be resettled 23 years after eviction
  • Girls in Kamuli take their agenda to Parliament
  • Tuvuke presses on for peaceful elections
  • Fears of eviction loom high in Kilifi
  • Arms delivery takes place at night through undesignated routes
Reject Online Issue 69

In this issue:

  • The lucrative small arms trade
  • Solar power to help eradicate malaria
  • Negative impact of light weapons as lives are lost to armed raids
  • Disagreements continue over Health Bill
  • Forum seeks innovative solutions to unemployment
  • Justice taken to the street as Judiciary cleans up
Reject Online Issue 68

In this issue:

  • Health care remains out of reach
  • Negligence poses risk on health delivery
  • IDPs say there is no turning back as they face elections
  • Hope for physically challenged children as Bill is drawn
  • Women seek to milk honey from beehives
  • Monitoring early warning signs for violence must begin now
  • Hate speech and the media, which way forward?
Reject Online Issue 67
Highlights of this issue
  • Nurses adopt new regulatory frameworks
  • Women scientists grant lies idle
  • Community continues to shun rehabilitated urchins
  • County council accused of sleeping on the job
  • NGO intensifies campaign against gender based violence
  • The changing face of child abuse
Reject Online Issue 66

In this issue:

  • Identity card nightmare
  • All is not well in Turkana's oil field
  • Schools in Nyeri county use chopper rides to motivate students
  • Community sensitised on reduction of carbon emissions
  • Radicalism among youth a threat to peace
  • Progress in land reforms
Reject Online Issue 65 | Celebrating World Population Day

Highlights of this issue:

  • A people forgotten
  • Investing in the population
  • Triplets changed my family for the worse
  • Patriarchy remains a major barrier to spaced births
  • Without family planning, they trade child birth for school
  • Uncertainty looms as HIV funding dwindles
  • New health policy to boost devolved counties
  • Breaking the chains of poverty through food security
  • Tea pickers labouring under difficult circumstances
Reject Online Issue 64 | Day of the African Child Special

Highlights of this issue:

 

  • No longer safe:Kenyan children at threat within the four walls they call home
  • Challenges abound for Africa's urban child
  • Beads for sex leaves girls enslaved to Morans
  • Why sexuality must be part of the curriculum
  • Climate change puts children in harms way
  • Girls in largest school face enormous challenges
Reject Online Issue 63 | Madaraka Day Special

Highlights:

  • Kenyans still groping in the dark
  • Boy loses arm due to medical negligence
  • Freedom fighters lose interest in Madaraka Day
  • Fresh details emerge in Bagalla, Buthutha attacks
  • A Century plus 30, granny recalls the good old days
Reject Online Issue 62

Highlights:

  • Shoe shiners want a right to business operations
  • Residents shunned as land grabbers invade resort city
  • News polls, how accurate are they?
  • Need to re-examine laws on reproductive health
  • Coffee theft scandal
Reject Online Issue 61

Highlights in this issue

  • Irony of labour rights in the flower industry
  • Not so rosy in ailing flower sector
  • Sexual offences Act faces myriad implementation challenges and gaps
  • Families at loggerheads as war against FGM intensifies
  • Abandoned elders receive a new lease in life
  • Persons with disabilities lament lack of  consideration
Reject Online Issue 60

Highlights in this issue:

 

  • Kenyans want wider talks on land laws
  • Solar innovation gets village on the technology map
  • Malindi leaders want to review wider past deals
  • Tribute to Mary Onyango, a fighter to the end
  • Robbed of their land,IDPs in Trans Nzoia remain destitute
Reject Online Issue 59

Highlights in this issue:

 

  • Kony 2012 Campaign ignored feelings of those who suffered
  • Partner states seek to harmonise HIV management
  • Living From fish to Sand harvesting
  • In the mines, the land belongs to women, and the gold to men
  • Sugar gets bitter as illegal traders cash in on shortage
  • United in religion for global peace
Reject Online Issue 58
Highlights in this issue
  • Making billionaires out of small time fishing
  • Degraded Mau watershed regaining its foothold
  • School versus motherhood, a delicate balancing act for teenage mothers
  • Petty Akoth: Traditional birth attendant counts over 50 years in service
  • Blood disease drains family resources
Reject Online Issue 57

Highlights of this issue:

  • Abandoned wife now wants Government to intervene
  • Effects of post-election trauma that left Mwaura blind
  • Call for a paradigm shift in media coverage
  • Retrogressive culture makes women automatic victims of disqualification
  • Man mourns wife's forceful sterilisation
  • Disposal of medical waste poses hazards
Reject Online Issue 56

Highlights in this issue:

  • Unification ritual  seeks to unite warring clans
  • Networks for vetting leaders formed
  • Preaching peace through street photo exhibition
  • Charcoal burning lays bare land ahead of relocation
  • Looting leaves a skeleton out of the giant Mountex
  • Trading motherhood for a miserable $3200
 
 
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