My name is Benadetta Kavoo. I am a leader and a member of the Disaster Management Committee in Marafa.
Communities living in arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya have traditionally relied on pastoralism for their livelihood but diminishing pasture land and protracted drought attributed to climate change
Due to this magnitude of exposure, Jeniffer received death threats from unknown people which made her fear for her life. This, however, did not deter her from soldiering on and speaking against the
In most of rural Kenya; girls growing up in impoverished conditions are forced to drop out of school due to teenage pregnancy or early marriages, putting an end to formal education for them. The case
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
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
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
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