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Mother of four fights against FGM
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. It reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes. The practice violates a...
Fatuma goes back to school
Fatuma Ahmed ,16 years, is back to school and now in class 2 at Warble primary school.
Until it's over , let's talk
Ever wanted to focus on something but then something else of equal importance pops up and you wonder whether to re- strategize? Maybe, maybe not. I stand rather perturbed, doleful and...
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 15:07
Fardosa Hassan , fights FGM
Iloodoklani is a women network group based in Kajaido that champions for the girl child rights. In their 4 year existence, they have made phenomenal milestones of rescuing 33 girls facing Female...
Fighting early marriage
A widow's voice
War against FGM
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been a longstanding practice in the African history. Although illegal, a recent expose has revealed the ancient act is still being undertaken over misguided...
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 09:34
The tax plight
Quite often we walk into shopping malls to buy one or two things; a loaf of bread, a packet of milk, groceries or any other thing we may be in need of. On the shelves, most of us will notice...
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 10:47
Governance in schools,Marafa
ActionAid Marafa, has been on the forefront in encouraging schools in the area to allow pupils to elect their leaders as opposed to the teachers choosing the prefects.