#Kenya

  • Article: This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities
    Health

    This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2019

    “We’re arming girls and young women to make decisions for themselves.” Read more

  • Article: There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 17, 2019

    UK aid helped kickstart the "femtech" firm to fight menstrual and sexual health stigma. Read more

  • Article: This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride
    Girls & Women

    This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 1 in 4 girls in Kenya are married before they reach the legal age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Says Schoolgirls Will Not Undergo FGM Screening After Backlash
    Girls & Women

    Kenya Says Schoolgirls Will Not Undergo FGM Screening After Backlash

    Jan. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    An official said that girls were screened in order to prosecute parents and traditional cutters Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests

    Jan. 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Critics say the compulsory tests, meant to help protect girls, are demeaning. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Being Taken to Tanzania and Uganda on FGM 'Vacations'

    Dec. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Kenya criminalised FGM in 2011 with a minimum punishment of three years in prison and a $2,000 fine. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach
    Food & Hunger

    This Activist Wants to Provide School Meals So No Child Learns on an Empty Stomach

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 2, 2018|Cisco

    “A hungry child can’t learn.” Read more

  • Article: Citi Progress Makers: KickStart
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

    Citi Progress Makers: KickStart

    Nov. 26, 2018

    See how Citi has helped design low-cost water pumps to allow farmers to grow crops year-round. Read more