Safaricom reaps from breastfeeding facilities

Seven years since starting breastfeeding facilities at the headquarters, Safaricom is reaping the benefits from mothers, helping them resume work seamlessly. The company also faces less hitches and majority of the mothers resume work after the four months maternity leave. The telco is East Africa’s most profitable company and is also leading the way in…

School going children misinformed about Sex and Sexuality

A study has revealed that one in four Kenyan secondary school students thinks that using a condom during sexual activity is a sign of mistrust, casting a shadow at efforts to grow responsible sexual behavior in children. The survey by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) in conjunction with the Guttmacher Institute in…

Leaders condemn violence against women aspirants

Human Rights organizations have condemned the spate of violence against women political aspirants, terming them regressive and unfortunate. The organizations, Ripples International, Kenya National Human Rights Commission, Federation of Women Lawyers and Youth Agenda called for respect towards women aspirants. They condemned electoral and other forms of violence that may deter women from participating in…

Gender equality has a transformative effect to society

  By António Guterres Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed. Empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realize their full potential.…

Mombasa residents demonstrate against increased GBV cases

  Residents of Mombasa took to the streets to protest the increased cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases in the region. The protest took center stage following the physical assault, rape and attempted murder of Ms. Irene Aisha Syongula by men in Kibarani, Mombasa on 16 February, 2017   Women in Mombasa County protest over…