Alvin Mwangi’s Paper on Sexual Education access in Kenya

Subtheme: Emerging issues in Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH), Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE).

Title: Increasing access of Comprehensive Sexuality Education by young people

Author: Alvin Mwangi Irungu – WAYAN.

 

Background

Despite the presence of aspects of Sex Education in the curriculum in schools in Kenya, Adolescent involvement in Continue reading

THE GIRL’S HEALTH- Gregori (Kenya)

TITLE: GIRLS’ HEALTH
PAPER TOPIC: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS OF GIRLS’ HEALTH IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

NAME: MASESE OSIEMO GREGORI (Volunteer KENYA)

ABSTRACT:
This paper looks into challenges that are faced by girls that can bring about health challenges of any form. Thus physical, emotional torture, diseases and even death. The challenges covered tries to highlight the most Continue reading

Nigeria drops 12 places to 118 in global gender ranking

Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy has fallen 12 places to 118th in the global gender equality
ranking, according to the, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2014, launched today.Sub-Saharan Africa, meanwhile, boasts three countries in the top 20 of the index. The highest placed,Rwanda, scores highly in terms of economic and political participation and is the highest-ranked developing country in the index.
Next is Burundi, which climbs five places to 17th, followed by South Africa.
The report says the gender gap for economic Continue reading

South Africa: Snubbing Women’s Quotas, Snubs Transformation

Johannesburg — While South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy this year, the country will also be holding its national election, the first since 1994, without Madiba. If the last two months are anything to go by, we will surely witness one of the most interesting, perhaps entertaining, elections yet.

With a likely drop in the African National Congress (ANC) vote, we will also see a decline in women’s high representation in government, hampering this major stride made in the last two decades.

Mamphela Ramphele’s recent floor – crossing fiasco between her own party – Agang and the official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has squandered any potential increase in women’s representation that Continue reading