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 World Albinism Awareness Day: Empowering Women and Girls

World Albinism Awareness Day, observed annually on June 13, is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding about albinism, a genetic condition that affects the skin, hair, and eyes. This day also aims to highlight the challenges faced by individuals with albinism and promote their rights and inclusion in society. Among those most affected are women …

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World Food Safety Day: Prepare for the Unexpected

On June 7th, we commemorate World Food Safety Day under the theme “Prepare for the Unexpected.” This theme resonates deeply in our urban communities, where food security remains a critical challenge. In celebration of World Environment Day on June 5th, our organization took a significant step to address food security by distributing seeds across four …

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Making the World a #PeriodFriendlyWorld: Addressing Menstrual Hygiene Access in Rural Africa

In many parts of the world, access to menstrual hygiene products remains a significant challenge, particularly in rural communities across Africa. As we celebrate World Menstrual Hygiene Day under the theme #PeriodFriendlyWorld, it’s crucial to highlight the urgency of ensuring that every individual has access to menstrual hygiene products, especially in remote areas where resources …

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Africa Day 2024: Celebrating Education Fit for the 21st Century

On May 25th, we celebrated Africa Day, a pivotal occasion that commemorates the unity, resilience, and progress of our continent. This year’s theme, “Education Fit for the 21st Century,” highlights the critical role of education in shaping Africa’s future, particularly for women and girls. As we strive to achieve the African Union’s Vision 2063, which …

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Empowering Women Through Collectives: Building Stronger Communities

In today’s dynamic society, collectives have emerged as powerful tools for empowerment, especially for women. A collective, in its essence, is a group of individuals with shared interests, goals, or identities, coming together to pursue common objectives. These groups serve multiple purposes in the lives of women and society as a whole, fostering solidarity, resilience, …

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Impact of Ongoing Floods in Kenya: Gendered Risks and the Plight of Women and Girls

As Kenya grapples with recurring floods, the consequences extend far beyond physical damage to homes and infrastructure. These floods, exacerbated by factors like climate change and poor urban planning, pose significant risks to all genders, with women and girls facing particular vulnerabilities and challenges. One of the most immediate impacts of floods is displacement. Families …

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Bridging the Digital Divide: Empowering Women and Girls in Kenya’s Digital Economy

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, digital skills have become indispensable for personal, professional, and economic growth. Defined as the ability to find, evaluate, use, share, and create content using digital devices such as computers and smartphones, these skills are essential for navigating the modern world. However, despite the growing importance of digital literacy, a …

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World Health Day 2024: Empowering Women and Girls with “My Health, My Right.”

Every year on April 7th, the world comes together to celebrate World Health Day. This day is an opportunity to raise awareness about global health issues and advocate for the right to health for everyone, regardless of their age, gender, or background. In 2024, the theme for World Health Day is “My Health, My Right,” …

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Understanding the Link Between Gender Norms and Household Care Work Distribution

In the realm of women and girls advocacy and awareness, a critical issue that often takes center stage is the distribution of household care work. This encompasses a wide range of responsibilities, from childcare and eldercare to household chores and emotional labor. The unequal burden of this unpaid work on women and girls is deeply …

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