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Among the Maasai pastoralist community of Kenya, women discriminate against other women who do not allow their daughters to undergo the cut.
As the fishermen bring their catch ashore, the sight of women buying fish with money is rare. The currency is sex.
In the gold mining areas of Kenya, vulnerable women trade sex for gold, upgrading from the sex-for-fish trade, known as "Jaboya" in Dholuo
Political instability in Kenya is driving demand for new housing in provinces outside the major cities. And it’s increasingly women who are taking up tools to provide gravel to construction developers.
in Kiliku village of Machakos County, farmers are embracing climate-smart agricultural methods to cushion against food insecurity
John Yegon, a village elder in Narok County found out from a local clinical health officer that open defecation is the cause of diseases. He then embarked on a cause to build latrines for all his villagers, and he successfully did.
The Catholic Church supports Natural Family Planning, but for this catechist in Kenya's West Pokot County, he grew up in a family of eight children. Informed by the challenges and struggles that his parents faced, he decided to support modern family planning methods and teaches it to his congregation and other village mates
When a child is born with cerebral palsy, the house help normally takes off; and in most cases, so does the husband. The mother is in most cases left taking care of the child and this means she has to stop going to work and provide care