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Kenya Leads Globally on Ending FGM, But Challenges Persist

Kenya Leads Globally on Ending FGM, But Challenges Persist

Kenya is about to mark the international day of zero tolerance for female genital mutilation (FGM), at a time when the country has taken many steps forward. However, while overall rates of FGM in Kenya are declining, the prevalence of medicalization of FGM is increasing. According to the Kenyan Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) 2014, […]

Philanthropists shouldn’t shape our national agenda

Philanthropists shouldn’t shape our national agenda

Mr William Henry Gates III (better known as Bill Gates), the American tycoon, has struck again. On January 22, he informed the Wall Street Journal that Kenya had legalised the cultivation of genetically engineered maize. Armed with an amount of money he cannot spend in more than 56,000 lifetimes at the cost of his current […]