Category: Children

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Joshua Araka2 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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Veronica Bosibori4 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 Gemnet3 years

Nigeria’s Chibok Girls Inspire Marvel’s New Superhero

London — Move over Captain America and watch out Wonder Woman, here comes Ngozi: a teenage superheroine inspired by Nigeria’s ...

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Outsourced Gemnet3 years

Tanzanian Girls’ Monthly Nightmare Forces Them Out of School

A survey by the Daily News has found out that the majority of girls in Tanzania's Geita District miss school while menstruating. Many eventually drop out due to inability to access sanitary pads which is mostly caused by financial challenges, cultural believes and stigma.

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Outsourced Gemnet3 years

Zimbabwe’s Grannies Turn to Sex Work

The country's plummeting economic fortunes have forced many women and girls to resort to sex work for survival. The Standard's Xolisani Ncube writes.

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Outsourced Gemnet3 years

Drought in Kenya drives girls as young as 12 to have sex for money

Families in desperate need of food are sending their daughters into prostitution to survive, according to an International Rescue Committee ...

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Outsourced Gemnet4 years

Keeping girls in school by providing free sanitary

Keeping girls in school by providing free sanitary