Category: GENDER

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Stella Onyiego1 month

2022 and the two-thirds gender rule: Will Kenya get it right this time?

On August 9, 2021, exactly one year to the 2022 General Elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) released ...

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Joshua Araka2 months

Online debate on sexual harassment calls for policies to address misconduct

A section of netizens have asked Kenyans to shun sexual harassment at the work place, including in newsrooms. Their reactions ...

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Outsourced Gemnet4 months

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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Outsourced Gemnet8 months

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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Outsourced Gemnet8 months

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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Outsourced Gemnet1 year

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 ...

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Joshua Araka1 year

School closures, poverty putting children at risk

In one village in Nyamira County, which is 350km west of capital Nairobi, young boys and girls walk up a ...

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Pauline Akolo1 year

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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Veronica Bosibori1 year

Poor diet stunts children’s growth

When one thinks of Nakuru County, which is 150km west of capital Nairobi, images of fresh produce and plenty of ...

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Outsourced Gemnet1 year

The massive, hidden cost of women’s unpaid work

For a long time, economists did not recognise unpaid work as work — nor the bias that declared certain tasks ...