Recent studies on gender mainstreaming in media content and structures have revealed disturbing results. In Kenya, only 19 per cent of those whose views are read or heard in the media are women, according to the Global Media Monitoring Project – Kenya 2010 report published by African Woman and Child Feature Service.
AWCFS undertook this study on Kenyan Media and Women in to establish the extent of marginalization or exclusion of women voices and views in political news in Kenya. The report presents the evidence of the exclusion or inclusion, giving readers the opportunity to draw their own conclusion on the issue.
Training Needs Assessment on Women Leadership in Southern Sudan - a Study to assess the training needs for women leaders in the Government of Southern Sudan .
This article reports on a conference held by The African Editors’ Forum in South Africa where more than 150 editors gathered to discuss how the media has portrayed the continent to Africa and to the World. While the role of the media as articulated by the African Union (AU) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development is critical for the continent’s growth, this article argues that media has failed to portray African in its totality as women’s voices continue to be excluded and marginalized.
A Swahili report on how the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) can be used for development.
Jinsi jamii inavyoweza kuelewa na kutumia CDF kuondoa umasikini katika maeneo yao.
The study was undertaken to establish, prevalence of GBV issues in the nine counties; interventions in place (both government and nongovernmental) to respond to the issues; the services offered and their effectiveness, and accountability of office bearers at the two levels of governments in addressing GBV.
The study also looked at coordination mechanisms among the different actors. This report provides recommendations that touch on both prevention and response aspects of GBV.
Women's regional assemblies report on Women's gains in Harmonised Draft Constitution by the Caucus for Women's Leadership