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Heshima Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya Heshima Kenya identifies, protects, and empowers unaccompanied refugee girls and young women living in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Solar lamps reduce childbirth risks in remote northern Kenya

2012/12/20
Hasna Muktar, a traditional birth attendant in remote Sankuri village in northern Kenya, has met her share of challenges while delivering babies, from snakebite and threatening hyenas to the choking fumes of kerosene lamps that are widely used to provide a feeble light at night-time deliveries. But that last problem, at least, is now being overcome, thanks to the installation of solar panels and bright, low-energy LED lights. [AlertNet Read more at http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/solar-lamps-reduce-childbirth-risks-in-remote-northern-kenya/]
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Organization Country Sectors
African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Empowerment
Gender Discrimination
Leadership
Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Arts
Violence Against Women
Media/Journalism
Information Communication Technology (ICT)
Gender Discrimination
Empowerment
Child Marriage
Education Centre for Advancement of Women, Kisumu, Kenya Kenya Economic Empowerment
Education
Female Genital Mutilation
HIV/AIDS
Leadership
Peace and Conflict
East Africa Women’s League, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Political Participation/Governance
Leadership
Education Centre for Women in Democracy, Nairobi,Kenya Kenya Political Participation/Governance
Leadership
Human Rights
Federation of Women Lawyers – Kenya (FIDA Kenya), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Legal Rights
Gender Discrimination
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Education
Empowerment
Leadership
Heshima Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Empowerment
Elder Women
Education
Economic Empowerment
Jitokeze, West Pokot, Kenya Kenya Poverty Alleviation
Empowerment
Economic Empowerment
Agriculture/Food Security
Kenya Medical Women's Association (KMWA), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Reproductive Rights
Reproductive Health
Health
Kenya Network of Women with AIDS, Nairobi, Kenya Kenya HIV/AIDS
Health
Empowerment
Education
Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (KGSA), Kibera, Kenya Kenya Arts
Education
Empowerment
Sports
The Coalition on Violence Against Women – Kenya, COVAW (K), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Violence Against Women
Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), Nairobi, Kenya Kenya Economic Empowerment
Education
Empowerment
Female Genital Mutilation
Gender Discrimination
Health
HIV/AIDS
Human Rights
Leadership
Microfinance
Peace and Conflict
Political Participation/Governance
Poverty Alleviation
Reproductive Health
Reproductive Rights
Teen Pregnancy/Mothers

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Wikigender Page on Gender Equality in Kenya

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