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Ann Kananu sworn in as Nairobi's third Governor

H.E Ann Kananu Mwenda has been sworn in as the third Nairobi City County Governor. Judge Lilian Mutende oversaw the oath ceremony at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) on Tuesday, 16th November 2021.

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H.E Ann Kananu signs Sexual Gender Based Violence Bill into Law

H.E Ann Kananu, Acting Nairobi City County Governor, assents into law the Nairobi City County Sexual and Gender-Based Management and Control Bill of 2019. This comes after a rise in sexual and gender-based violence cases in the country.

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Kenyan Wins Women in Property 2021 National Student Awards in the UK

“My journey through the awards program would not have come this far if I did not take a chance on myself. Because of the self-confidence I have grown into over the course of the process, I am able to appreciate how many doors this opportunity has opened. Whenever people doubt themselves and ask ‘why me?’ they should instead ask ‘why not me?’ Zawadi said.

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Rural women recognised for their role in Agriculture

The UN said the theme is "Women Cultivating Good Food for All." It will be celebrated on October 15.

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Femicide: Murder of the female athlete Agnes Tirop

With femicide on the rise; the intentional killing of women and girls based on their gender regardless of the situation and circumstance at hand, Intimate Partner Violence has been the major cause of femicide with 3 out of 10 women dying in the hands of their spouses. Globally, every year an average of 60,000 women are brutally killed and become victims of intentional homicides.

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#DADADAY2021: Dada Digital commemorates International Women’s Day in style

Dada Digital which is a digital space where women’s voices are supported and amplified provided the opportunity for the women in Embul-bul village in Ngong, Kajiado North Sub-County, to celebrate the international holiday with a two-day event from 7th to 8th March, with lots of activities geared towards promoting women empowerment. The hashtag for this particular event was #DADADAY and #DADADAY2021

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Dr.Okonjo-Iweala becomes the First Woman and African to serve as the WTO Director-General

“A strong W.T.O. is vital if we are to recover fully and rapidly from the devastation wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic,” Dr. Okonjo-Iweala said. “It’s been a long and tough road, full of uncertainty, but now it’s the dawn of a new day and the real work can begin,”

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African gender statisticians unite to improve data gathering in the continent

Statistics collected include the number of girls enrolled in school, the number of women involved in politics and those serving as judges, number of women receiving HIV/AIDS treatment among others. This information is intended to guide policy makers in the country

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African Union Commission takes a great step on gender equality and women empowerment

The appointment of female commissioners is in line with the Maputo Protocol, which requires African States ensure the participation of women at all levels of decision making and eliminate stereotypical roles.

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The Zuri Exceptional Women’s Award celebrating the exceptional women in the community

The awards have been able to highlight the success of both those nominated and those honored through a call for nomination, photography and video sessions, public exhibitions of their work, digital storytelling and above the line highlight of stories in the media.

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Former NTV news anchor Winnie Mukami passes on

“I enjoyed my time in the media and when my time was up I embraced it and started thinking of a way forward. Now I am an established businesswoman who also thinking of how to give back to the community even though getting here has not been an easy task.”

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Vogue Magazine honours Kenyan Women in tech

“A group of Kenyan women is working to increase the influence and presence of women in tech by providing the mentorship and skills that young women need to not only succeed in one of the most competitive tech markets in the developing world but have their contributions recognized well,”

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Faith Odunsi wins the Global Open Mathematics

Confidence Odunsi, 15, participated in the Worldwide Open Math rivalry and arose successful as she beat contenders from China, the UK, the US, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia in a worldwide numerical rivalry

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Homeboys Radio faces harsh penalties for derogatory comments made by “The Lift-Off” hosts

According to the state agency, the presenters exposed a victim of Gender-Based Violence to ridicule and implied that it was the victim’s fault that she was targeted and assaulted.

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Singer Kaz among three Kenyans picked for the 2021 TED Fellowship Programme

The TED Fellows Program brings together young world-changers, academics and trailblazers who have shown unusual accomplishment and exceptional courage in their respective disciplines, selected through an intensive application, interview and research process.

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Mama Sarah Obama dies in Kisumu County

The grandmother to former US president Barack Obama has passed away at the age of 99 years.

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The First Lady calls for renewed commitment to shield infants from HIV and Syphilis

Records indicate a huge step in the elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV and curbing maternal mortality rate with new HIV infections reducing from 12,826 in 2012 to 6,803 in 2020 (47%).

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Coca-Cola surpasses its 5by20 global initiative on Women Empowerment

“Today, we celebrate surpassing our goal to reach 5 million women, but we know that there is still work to be done. Women entrepreneurs continue to face major hurdles hindering their successes, and we acknowledge that our work must therefore continue, particularly given the significant socio-economic disruption created by the pandemic in so many communities around the world,”

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Diana Warira wins the 2021 Africa Evidence Leadership Award

“Still digesting this wonderful news! I look forward to a great year as a strong advocate for #EIPM in Africa as an @Africa_evidence ambassador! There’s no better pathway to sustainable development in Africa.”

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Five women have been hospitalized after undergoing FGM in Bomet County Photo of dadadigital dadadigital Send an emailApril 21, 2021

With a minimum punishment of 3 years imprisonment and a fine of Ksh. 215,000, some communities still persist on the practice being necessary for social acceptance and increasing their daughters’ marriage prospect.

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CS Margaret Kobia releases a statement on increased Gender Based Violence cases in the country

“If we do not confront this matter in its every form, I think as a country we would end up with a society that is troubled.”

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Four-year-old Pakistani girl Areesh Fatima becomes Youngest Microsoft Professional

Areesh’s parents describe her as “extremely capable and has extraordinary abilities.”

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Kericho County to offer free mosquito nets to Pregnant

“Pregnant mothers, children under the age of five, elderly population over the age of 70 and people with compromised immunity are at high risk of malaria infections,”

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UNESCO laureate creating hope for girls to go back to school in Kenya

The Girl Child Network challenges harmful practices such as FGM and early marriages that can lead to a girl missing out on the opportunity to get an education. The group also picks out girls who had dropped out of school and facilitate for their enrollment.

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Into Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu two-day state visit to Kenya

President Suluhu said Kenya and Tanzania should work to revive the Joint Permanent Service (JPC) which would play an important role in strengthening relations.

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Expectant Malian woman Halima Cisse gives birth to nine babies

He is still in Mali with the couple’s older daughter, but he says he has been in constant touch with his wife in Morocco and is not worried about the family’s future. “God gave us these children. He is the one to decide what will happen to them. I’m not worried about that. When the almighty does something, he knows why,”

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Women’s rights groups take Malian Government to court over failure to criminalize FGM

According to the UN, nine out of ten girls in Mali have been exposed and undergone FGM, a ritual that can cause serious health problems and has no benefit to the individual

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SafeUp: New App Created by Women Protecting Women

The app designed for all women allows you to create an account for free and join a community with other women. This community allows women and girls to get help if required from other women.

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Experts say Gender-Based Violence is a leading cause of school drop-outs in Kenya

Last year during the Covid-19 shutdown, almost 200,000 teenage pregnancies were recorded countrywide according to the ministry with Trans Nzoia recording the highest cases at 10,000 pregnancies.

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New partnership between UN Women and Nokia set to promote inclusion and diversity

“When women prosper, societies and economies grow with them. Starting with these pilots, our collaboration with Nokia is designed to create and celebrate a more just and inclusive environment so that more and more women will emerge as global agents of change.”

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Education CS Magoha releases KCSE results today

“All students deserve a place in our education system,” Magoha said during the release. TSC CEO Nancy Macharia noted that strict measures had been implemented to curb the cheating cases caught during the examination period.

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12-year-old girl from South-West England walked 188 Km to fight period poverty in Kenya

According to She Will Survive, a gender equality charity, an estimated 50%-65% of girls lack access to proper menstrual sanitization in Kenya which has dire effects especially to school going kids.

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Refugee Rosemary Kariuki recognized as Australia’s 2021 ‘Local Hero’ for improving women’s lives in Australia

Rosemary was recognized as the country’s 2021 “local hero” by the Australian Government and won an Australian of the Year award. She urged everyone “to open their door to neighbours,” during her acceptance speech at the ceremony on Canberra.

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Needy students in Kirinyaga County to benefit from Ksh. 32 million county bursary

“My Government remains committed to supporting the education of our children, the improvement of academic performances in our County and ultimately, the lives of our youth is paramount,”

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UN Women partnered with Japan to empower female refugees in Kenya

The programme is aimed at changing the lives of refugees and their host communities in Dadaab camp, Kakuma camp and the Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement. It also empowers women and girls’ conflict and humanitarian areas who experience specific challenges due to their gender.

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Hasna Mudeizi calls for women to rally behind each other for political inclusion

“I am happy that even when I exit this position, those who will come after me will have to take the assembly to the people because I have ensured that it is anchored in law. This is my brainchild and I will be happy to have women included in the making of laws that directly affect them and their livelihoods,”