African youth call for policies on sexual reproductive health

Benard Gitau and Evelyn Makena More than 1,000 youths from 12 African countries have accused the continent leadership of being rigid […]

Reformed FGM crusader knifes over 600 girls, witnesses three deaths

At age 12, the now 47 years old Sara Kanjira was a respected female genital mutilator in her village. Kanjira, […]

UHURU & NATALIA: To win FGM war, we must listen to and support youth

By President Uhuru Kenyatta and UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund, Natalia Kanem        […]

Join anti-Female Genital Mutilation fight, locals urged

Residents in Tharaka Nithi county have been urged to join in efforts to fight Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which is […]

Hero teacher shelters girls from FGM, early marriages

By Lilian Kaivilu James Lokuk patrols Morpus Primary School compound in West Pokot County. It is a cloudy afternoon and […]

Call for Kenyans to discard outdated cultural practices

Mabel Keya-Shikuku and Kevin Bogita KNA Stakeholders in Narok have launched a helpline to help girls in distress to report […]

Huge leap, but Kenyan women have to wait longer to fully enjoy rights

Tomorrow marks the first day of the International Conference on Population and Development, held 25 years after the first ever […]

Elders, religious leaders commit to end FGM practice by 2022

Community elders and religious leaders from across the country today made a commitment to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in […]

On a mission to elevate Africa’s young people

Famously known as the first man of the Akorino faith to work with World Bank, Dr David Wachira is giving […]

Activists raise alarm over rising cases of child FGM

Anti-female genital mutilation (FGM) activists have raised the alarm over an emerging trend, in which the vice is perpetrated against […]