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Study: Kenyan Media and Women in Political news

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AWCFS released a new study on Saturday, March 8, 2014 which shows that women continue to be marginalized in Kenya’s news media content.

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Reject scoops new award

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The Reject newspaper a bi-monthly Media Diversity Centre (MDC) publication battled it out with other media stations to scoop two awards from the Children Rights Media Awards (heat 4).

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Women, Peace & Security Cyber Dialogues

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Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue and AWCFS will hold a cyber dialogue on Women, Peace and Conflict on Thursday 13 September 2012, from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm.

This cyber dialogue will take place alongside the High Level Conference on Women , Peace and Security in Nairobi Kenya, organised by UN Women in collaboration with Embassy of Finland and the National Gender and Equality Commission.

This forum will give women and those working in peace and security a chance to discuss and dialogue on challenges, experiences and successes on the work of women and peace.

All dialogue discussion will be summarised into story and your input in the forum is highly valued.

Join the discussion on Thursday 13 September 2012 at 11.00 am GMT


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Journalist from Garissa Content Center recognized

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Abjata Khalif, a journalist and coordinator of the Garissa Content Center recently received recognition for his concept note on the War on Terror in East Africa.

Khalif presented a concept note in response to a call for papers by the Forum for African Investigative Reporters’ (FAIR). FAIR is holding a conference regional Investigative Journalism conference from 7-19 September 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The theme of this conference is “War on Terror in East Africa: security, elections and transparency”. Khalif will present a case study based on his concept during this meeting.


For more information on the FAIR conference: http://wp.me/p1Htcn-Et


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Commemorating Professor Wangari Maathai

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African Woman and Child Feature Service today joined thousands of women at Kenya's Freedom Corner to plant a symbolic tree in honour of Nobel Laureate and Phenomenal Environmentalist Prof. Wangari Maathai.

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Reject bags world population award

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The Reject is one of the winners of The Population Institute’s 32nd Annual Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting in the category of Best Article or Series of Articles for the special issue of the Reject newspaper.

The award will be presented in New York in January 12, 2012.

Petition: For prosecution and recalling of Chief Dr. Chijioke Wilcox Wigwe on grounds of Gender Based Violence

Target: The UNEP, the UNHABITAT, the Kenya Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Nigerian Government.

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Ford Foundation visits Malindi Content Centre

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The Media Diversity Centre (MDC) team, accompanied by a representative from the Ford Foundation, who are development partners, visited the Malindi Media Centre on the 21 January 2011. More on the visit

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