#kenya

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Forced to Undergo FGM out of Fear and for Prestige
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Forced to Undergo FGM out of Fear and for Prestige

    Oct. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many girls never finish their education after undergoing FGM. Read more

  • Article: This Kenyan Clean Water Charity Won a $2 Million Prize
    Water & Sanitation

    This Kenyan Clean Water Charity Won a $2 Million Prize

    Aug. 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 40% of Kenya's 46 million people rely on unclean water sources. Read more

  • Article: Australian Charity Aims to Help Break the Poverty Cycle for Kenyan Children
    Education

    Australian Charity Aims to Help Break the Poverty Cycle for Kenyan Children

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 3, 2018

    “People need a hand up, not a hand out.” Read more

  • Video: This Start-Up Is Helping Growing Cities Deal With Poop Problems
    Water & Sanitation

    This Start-Up Is Helping Growing Cities Deal With Poop Problems

    By David Brand|April 11, 2018

    Sanergy gives cities the vocabulary and the tools to tackle poop. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Just Ruled That a Forced Bodily Exam of Homosexuals Are Illegal
    Citizenship

    Kenya Just Ruled That a Forced Bodily Exam of Homosexuals Are Illegal

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    But the persecution of the LGBTQ commnunity persists throughout the world. Read more

  • Article: These Empowered Women Are Cutting FGM Out of Kenyan Life
    Girls & Women

    These Empowered Women Are Cutting FGM Out of Kenyan Life

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls and women are learning farming and other trade to counter myths about dependence and weakness. Read more

  • Article: This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls
    Girls & Women

    This Village Ditched FGM to Save Money and Empower Girls

    Jan. 29, 2018|News Deeply

    When villagers learned the price of initiation ceremonies, they radically reformed traditions. Read more

  • Article: The Women Leading This Kenyan Environmental Group Are Thriving Where Men Failed
    Girls & Women

    The Women Leading This Kenyan Environmental Group Are Thriving Where Men Failed

    Jan. 4, 2018|News Deeply

    Their small community business has supported hundreds and earned international recognition. Read more