Category: GENDER

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Outsourced Gemnet1 month

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 Gemnet1 month

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 Gemnet7 months

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 Araka9 months

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 Akolo10 months

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 Bosibori10 months

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 Gemnet10 months

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 ...

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Africa Renewal2 years

Women pastoralists feel the heat of climate change

Faced with the harsh effects of erratic weather patterns, some Kenyan women livestock farmers call for help By SHARON BIRCH-JEFFREY ...

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Kwamboka Oyaro2 years

Why the #metoo campaign went cold in Africa

It was tearful. It was shocking. The #metoo campaign unveiled in 2017 brought to the core hitherto hidden stories about ...

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Gemnet Staffwriter2 years

‘Standard’ makes newsroom gender friendly

A media company in Kenya has taken the bull by its horns by coming up with various approaches to ensure ...