“Keep Her Safe”

Education holds the key to a better life and better society; a life with less poverty and better health; yet widespread Sexual Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in and around schools seriously undermines the achievement of high-quality, inclusive, and equitable education for vulnerable girls.

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Silent suffering: Kenyan girls missing out on education

Crises can exacerbate the hurdles girls face in education, including sexual and gender-based violence, teenage pregnancy, and child marriage. In Kenya, girls from Turkana host communities and urban refugee girls in Eastleigh informal settlement, Nairobi, are disadvantaged at all stages of education and struggle to learn given the high levels of vulnerabilities.

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FAWE Kenya changing lives

  Home and Family. Having been born in a family of six, 4 elder brothers and one sister [late by now], my childhood and growing has been hectic all through. Varying from hunger, inadequate basic needs, sickness and most crucially school fees for my brothers and...

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Mentoring Our Future Generation

In shot, Emily Manjeru and the TUSEME club members at Kenya High School Over the last decade, Kenya has made significant progress in education, achieving gender parity in primary education enrolment and near parity at secondary level. However, gender parity does not...

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Enhancing Girls Education

Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for girls and women. Offering girls basic education is one sure way of giving them much greater power -- of enabling them to make genuine choices over the kinds of lives they wish to lead. This is not a luxury...

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FAWE Kenya Spreading Her Wings

It’s evidently a good time for women in the industry. We are increasingly seeing more women in senior positions, running large businesses; even in traditionally male-dominated roles and sectors, women are balancing the scale. We are lucky to be surrounded by some very...

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