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This Fearless, World Changer From Kenya – Liberating Girls, Creating A Movement

This Fearless, World Changer From Kenya – Liberating Girls, Creating A Movement

Yukabeth Kidenda, 28, believes that she is on the right path toward achieving her career goals and aspirations. She’s passionate about building a movement of Kenyan leaders to drive innovation in education and ensure that 21st century learning reaches all Kenyan children. She is currently a Project Manager with the ALX Program under the African […]

Kenya Women Having Fewest Children In East Africa

Kenya Women Having Fewest Children In East Africa

Kenyan women are having the lowest number of children in East Africa, translating to smaller family sizes compared to their counterparts in Burundi and Uganda, which are leading the region’s child bearing race. A newly released report shows that Kenya’s fertility rate — average births per woman — has stagnated at 3.9, or about four […]

Amid Drought And Conflict, Women Try New Livestock Through Beekeeping

Amid Drought And Conflict, Women Try New Livestock Through Beekeeping

 “It is a nightmare to live in a place where you have no idea if your animals will be there tomorrow” Residents of Kailer village normally live to the rhythm of mooing cows and bleating goats. But over the past year, silence has reigned over these swathes of dry land dotted with cacti and mathenge, […]

Women’s Inclusion Is Not Seeking a Favour

Women’s Inclusion Is Not Seeking a Favour

Twice in one month, Public Editor Peter Mwaura has written about the need for inclusion of more women in the opinion pages of the Daily Nation. Women journalists and media producers would agree with him on that – and little else. His argument that women need mentorship or some other form of “help” to be […]