Category: GENDER

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Pauline Akolo1 week

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 month

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 month

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 Renewal10 months

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 Oyaro11 months

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 Staffwriter11 months

‘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 ...

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Outsourced Gemnet1 year

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. ...

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admin1 year

Turning the Tide Against Gender Based Violence in Kakuma

The Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Tokyo, Ms. Kaoru Nemoto Japan has hailed the partnership between ...

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Gemnet Staffwriter1 year

World celebrates women

On March 8 each year, women pause to reflect on their achievements and celebrate one another world over. This year theme ...

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Kwamboka Oyaro2 years

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 ...