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E.g., 04/06/2020
E.g., 04/06/2020
Shadrack helping his wife on household chores.
Nairobi, Kenya - Oxfam in Kenya hosted a media breakfast on 13th February 2020 to sensitize the media on unpaid care and domestic work (UCDW). UCDW is a social good and a driver of economic growth. It is estimated that it contributes USD 10 trillion to the global economy every year but it remains...
Tabitha Mwikali, 36, a domestic worker hanging clothes for her employer in Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016
Nairobi, Kenya 5th December 2019 – Oxfam in Kenya today will launch a household care survey report on the gendered patterns of unpaid care and domestic work in five urban informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya. Oxfam in Kenya through its Women’s Rights Programme commissioned a Household Care Survey...
Residents walk under trees in Turkana, a remote region in western Kenya undergoing major oil exploration and extraction (Kieran Doherty / Oxfam Great Britain).
Nairobi, Kenya 25th September - Oxfam in Kenya has launched the Kenya Case Study on Petroleum Cost Auditing. The case study is part of an Oxfam report - 'Examining The Crude Details: Government Audits of Oil and Gas Project Costs to Maximize Revenues'. The report comes at a time when Kenya is...
Photo Credit Kieran Doherty / Oxfam
Extractive resources, when well-managed, have the potential to trigger broad based socio-economic transformation as they often result in windfall revenues and other economic benefits such as jobs and support for industrialisation. When these resources are poorly managed, they often result in socio-...
Unconditional emergency cash transfer in progress. Photo Credit: Joyce Kabue
Drought stricken arid lands, which are ranked among the poorest counties in Kenya, are currently experiencing delayed rains leaving local communities to grapple with low access to water for household and animal use, lack of food and grazing land for their livestock and at risk of contagious...
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