The 2018 World MUSE Conference was held from 1st to 4th of March 2018 at The Tower Theatre in Downtown Bend, Oregon, with days of insightful and eye opening presentations from almost 30 keynote speakers and performers. It was my first time to attend the Muse conference and I was so excited about being […]

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In Kenya, where primary education is free, most families often pay for textbooks and uniforms and in some cases teachers’ salaries. These costs and perceived losses make it difficult for families to justify sending a child to school especially the girl child. In communities where girls are expected to marry early, parents do not readily […]

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Menstruation is a major reason why girls in most Kenyan communities miss school or drop out together due to a lack of sanitary resources and the cruel stigma that surrounds the topic. There are myths, misconceptions and taboos around even talking about menstruation, let alone starting to consider practical ways to support girls through the logistics of […]

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International Women’s day 2015 Theme: Make it Happen International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women’s past, present and future. As we mark this year’s International Women’s day, which will be celebrated the whole months, we need to remember that this is the time to […]

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ADOLESCENT GIRLS EMPOWERMENT FORUM OCTOBER 2014 Theme: Talk early, talk often, prevent teenage pregnancy HIA Network is a Community Based Organization (CBO) under the ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development Reg No MAK/A7227/2013/145.  The organization exists to help in realization of the role of young people especially young women and girls in the attainment […]

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About Us: Hope in Action Network is a Community Based Organization (CBO) under the ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development Reg No MAK/A7227/2013/145.  The organization exists to support and advocate for menstrual health and education for women and girls in Kenya. HIA is committed to advancing the rights of women and girls through programmes […]

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