Mary Vigilance is a local leader and member of the Sauti Ya Wanawake Kishushe Women’s Network, a movement of women human rights defenders and development activists in the County.
It is during her stay in Kamuthe that the mother of six realized that women in the area were being oppressed. Their rights were being violated. Women were being subjected to physical violence from
Paulina Eken, picking vegetables off her farm in Ngare Mara. Photo by John Kisimir/©ActionAid Kenya
Having done early planting as advised through the Cash For Assets (CFA) project, Nguno harvested high-value drought-tolerant crops, unlike her neighbors who planted maize which didn’t do well when
Rivers that once flowed steadily are now completely dry with nothing but debris. The forest is a skeleton of its former self and the trees are dry with no leaves on them. The grass and vegetation that
My name is Benadetta Kavoo. I am a woman leader and member of Disaster Management Committee in Marafa.
Life in this community was hard for women because when our rights were violated, we did not
Before formation of Komesi Women’s Network, FGM was a rampant cultural practice in West Pokot. It was being practiced in almost every household especially when schools are closed. Women’s rights were