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Garissa MP steps out with all-women body guards

Garissa MP steps out with all-women body guards

Garissa County Woman Representative Anab Gure has created a buzz after she was spotted with all-female guards dressed in Muslim ...

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How failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

How failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

New research released today by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)’s Women in News programme has provided first-of-its-kind insight ...

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The women you see in the news matter. Here’s why

The women you see in the news matter. Here’s why

Today is International Women’s Day – it’s a moment to think about how much better our news diet could be ...

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Why is the media so afraid to talk about sexual harassment?

Why is the media so afraid to talk about sexual harassment?

The eve of International Women’s Day presents an opportunity for us to think about gender equality and the long and ...

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WAN-IFRA Women in News names Mary Mbewe  the 2020 Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for Africa

WAN-IFRA Women in News names Mary Mbewe  the 2020 Editorial Leadership Award Laureate for Africa

Today, WAN-IFRA Women in News has named Mary Mbewe, the Executive Editor of the Daily Nation in Zambia, as the ...

Media

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As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive

  Two ranking measures – the World Press Freedom Index 2021 and African Media Barometer publications – indicate that journalists ...

Empowering Women in media

Women remain underrepresented in leadership roles in media organisations despite a higher proportion of female students graduating from university journalism ...

How failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

New research released today by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)’s Women in News programme has provided first-of-its-kind insight ...

Gender

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Meet the GEMNET team

The Gender Media Network of Kenya (Gemnet) team comprises of journalists and communication experts attached to various media organisations – ...

How failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

New research released today by the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)’s Women in News programme has provided first-of-its-kind insight ...

The women you see in the news matter. Here’s why

Today is International Women’s Day – it’s a moment to think about how much better our news diet could be ...

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Governance

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Garissa MP steps out with all-women body guards

Garissa County Woman Representative Anab Gure has created a buzz after she was spotted with all-female guards dressed in Muslim ...

Women in politics: Miles to go before parity is achieved

By Zipporah Musau In the fight for gender equality, women around the world have advanced in small and large ways. ...

Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung ...

Kenya’s human rights defender feted for her work

Njeri Kabeberi is a renowned human rights activist with countless international awards to her name, but has had little or ...

Guess who’s engaging the reverse gear on Africa

Africa has diametrically opposing stories. One is about a continent displaying all signs of massive economic take-off. The other is ...

Muslim women in Tunisia can now marry whoever they want—including non-Muslims

Tunisia has lifted a 44-year ban preventing Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi has led a ...

More women in politics

Still a man’s business despite notable successes

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Mentorship

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Tackling the Underrepresentation of Women in Media

By Aneeta Rattan, Siri Chilazi, Oriane Georgeac, and Iris Bohnet Around the world, women are far less likely than men ...

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Lessons Kenyan women politicians must keep in mind for 2022

COVID-19 has slowed down political activities in Kenya and such a situation is unpalatable for politicians. Luckily for them, they ...




Agribusiness

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Covid-19 wreaks havoc on women-led businesses

Webinar discussions show that the coronavirus pandemic is hitting women the hardest, with women-led Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) at ...

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Anxiety in Kenya’s business landscape as pandemic bites

Talk to business owners in Kenya regarding the measures in place to tame the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, and ...

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Technology taps into ending huge post-harvest losses

By Juliana Omale-Atemi  Agriculture is one of the drivers of Kenya’s ‘Big Four’ agenda that defines the country’s development path ...

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Three women, three wives, one true story

A novel, a play and three women on the politics of polygamy, and what can change it. “I will not ...