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  1. Women are often underrepresented in leadership positions, at the local and community level all the way to the highest levels of government. They lack a stronger voice in decision-making and often...
  2. It has been three months since the Government of Kenya declared the drought a national disaster on 10th February 2016. It called upon the local, international and stakeholders to support in...
  3. The inadequate long and the short rains due to climate change impacts in 2016 has caused communities in the arid and semi- arid (ASAL) parts of Kenya to experience varied levels of food insecurity....
  4.    Poverty is a violation of human rights that is a direct consequence of unequal power relations. Poverty is deepening; inequality and injustice are expanding at an unprecedented pace...
  5. #STOP Gender Based Violence In Kenya, as in other places worldwide, GBV occurs in diverse forms across all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and include physical, sexual, emotional (...
  6. Attaining equality between women and men and eliminating all forms of discrimination against women are fundamental human rights. Numerous international and regional instruments have drawn attention...
  7. From 28 November to 2 December, 22 ActionAiders representing AAI programmes in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somaliland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and IHART gathered at MS TCDC in...
  8.  Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a      severe form of violence against    women and girls that reflects a deep rooted     ...
  9. This bulletin is produced as a joint effort between ActionAid Kenya, Activista, Daughters of Mumbi Resource Centre; GROOTS Kenya, Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), Kenya Land Alliance (KLA),...
  10. Kenya launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 14th September 2016 with an appeal to all government agencies and development partners to work towards the realization of the goals. Goal 1...
  11. A new paradigm in coordination of humanitarian response At the root of poverty and injustices is an unequal power relation! This sounds like a buzz statement for Action Aiders and their...
  12. Foreword It is a great pleasure to share with you ActionAid Kenya’s programme achievements through this Annual Report. 2015 marked the first year of implementing the revised Country Strategic...
  13. In this August issue we feature ActionAid Kenya’s work with partners in promoting good governance and accountability of State and State Institutions in delivering quality services. Media reports...
  14.  The development paradigm is increasingly informed by a narrative that favours trade rather than aid. Whereas social protection in agriculture has remained a viable option to mainstream hunger...
  15. 2017 presents another opportunity for women in Kenya to increase their numbers and political leadership role in the country. In order to appreciate what is in store for women in Kenya in the upcoming...
  16. A new narrative in the agriculture sector in Kenya and in Africa is desirable. The nexus between public funding for agriculture and securing land rights for women has perpetually been a grey area....
  17. Education transforms societies. It challenges inequality and discrimination. ActionAid believes a good quality, publicly-funded inclusive education should be available to all children. ActionAid is...
  18. Women hold the keys to economic, social and cultural liberation in our world today, hence their representation in structured systems is not to ignored .Empowered women have constantly demonstrated...
  19.  In this March 2016 issue of our newsletter, you will encounter some compelling stories of struggle for change. Take for example the    determination by the people of Marafa to secure...
  20. Welcome to our February issue of our newsletter. In this issue, we are featuring some stories on the impact of our work with women, communities and people living in poverty and exclusion.