Our message on International Day of the Girl

Out of every 6 people in the world today, 1 of them is an adolescent girl below the age of 15. These are 1.1 billion people- a powerful constituency for shaping a sustainable world that’s better for everyone. They are brimming with talent and creativity. But their dreams and potential are often thwarted by discrimination,…

Ending FGM means better SRHR for girls & women

Kenya is a diverse country with over forty ethnic groups. These groups are categorized within the Bantus, Nilotes and Cushites populations in Africa mainly. This clearly shows that the country experiences multi-cultural practices which may differ from one ethnic group to the other. In the midst of all these differences in the way of life,…

SDG 5: The role of young people in Africa

Young people in Africa, a continent of almost 1.2 billion people, carry the collective hope that their continent will realize the goal of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5: Achieve Gender Equality for all Women and Girls.  From Cairo to Cape Town, from Dakar to Nairobi, Khartoum to Harare, across the beautiful landscape of…