As days turned into months and with signing of the Peace Accord between the key principals, the year begun to settle into an environment conducive to development and what could have been a potentially retrogressive period with regard to productivity, will also be remembered as one in which the African Woman and Child Features marked tremendous growth. As true testament to this fact, AWC will remember that it was in 2008 that;
The Hon. Martha Karua, Minister
for Justice and Constitutional Affairs will on Wednesday the 10th 2008 launch a book titled; In the shadow of Death, My trauma, My experience .
The book is a documentation of the unheard voices of women who were subjected to unimaginable levels of violence during the post-election crisis.
ADF VI is jointly held by UNECA, AU and AfDB to reflect the strategic partnership fostered among the three institutions to deliver as one towards meeting Africa 's development priorities, including gender equality.
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The African Woman and Child Feature Service, the Kenya Archival Study Group and the Ford Foundation office in Nairobi, Kenya will hold the Preservation, Conservation and Restoration of Audio Visual Media Conference.
The conference will be held at the National Museums of Kenya in Nairobi, from December 3rd – 5th 2008.
ESTABLISHING INDICATORS T0 ASSESS THE INFLUENCE OF FEMALE AND MALE USING A SCORE-CARD IN THE 10TH PARLIAMENT.
For the first time in Kenyan history, the Kenyan Parliament has got more women as Members of Parliament. With 22 women MPs out of 222, the figures are still small comparing with Rwanda which has supposed the 50% mark and now stands at 56.7%.
However, to be able gauge how Parliament is trying to mainstream gender issues in its day to day activities, from debates on different bills, priority of bills to Committee Sessions, African Woman and Child Feature Service has developed a Scorecard to monitor Parliament with key set indicators.
African Woman and Child Feature Service is proud to announce its success at the 2008 SABC Africa - Highway Africa Digital Journalism Awards , held on Tuesday 9th September, where the organization scooped an award for the Runners-up position under the Non Profit Category