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Nyanwiir Ajou is a 28-year-old mother of four. She was married at the age of 13 years. After her husband got involved in a car accident that left him physically disabled, Nyanwiir became the sole bread winner of her family ...
By Monica Mwai Cervical cancer awareness month is observed every year in January. Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related deaths in reproductive-aged women globally. According to the United Nations, an estimated 342,000 women out of ...
My name is Sauda, I am 38 years old. I work as a community health worker (CHW) under the WISH programme in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where I offer sexual reproductive health information, education, and referrals at the community level ...
Harriet, 18, from Yumbe, Uganda is the fifth child in a family of seven (four girls and three boys). She is the only sister in school, the rest having dropped out due to teenage pregnancies. While she is sexually active ...
Maka is a satisfied family planning (FP) user from Uganda. She is a mother of eight children living in a polygamous home shared with three co-wives who are raising a total of 23 children in the household. She has been ...
Friday 10 December 2021. Human Rights Day. This is the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is ...
3 December 2021, International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Understanding the challenges that people living with a disability face when accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare (SRH), and ensuring their rights are upheld, sits at the heart of Fianakaviana Sambatras’ (FISA) ...
Transgender people are increasingly visible in both popular culture and in daily life. Unfortunately, discrimination, stigma and violence towards Transgender persons increases simultaneously and remains widely unreported. Violence affects people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, including Transgender persons ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions in various sectors, including education, where schools remained shut down for extended periods. This led to adolescents and young people staying at home. It also led to a notable increase in young people’s use ...
Monica Mwai is a 22-year-old final year university student at Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya. Set to graduate next year, she is studying Linguistics, Media and Communication. In this article, Monica takes us through her journey as a young campus ...