women's rights

Peris outside her tailoring shop.
Oxfam and partners, SITE Enterprise Promotion and NOPE Institute through funding from the EU implemented a women rights project aimed at;promoting the livelihoods,social inclusion of vulnerable female domestic workers and female small-scale traders. Also enhanced the social-economic empowerment of...
Lokwamusing, a village in Turkana county of Kenya. Photo Credit/Blandina Bobson
I am Lokwamusing, a village in Turkana county of Kenya. Long ago, some pastoralists came with their herds…I had abundant pasture for their cattle to graze. Some stayed back and some moved on to other places. I am known to be the notorious village, where cattle raiding causes human fatalities...
Rose Wasiaya, 39, at her chapatti business in Korogocho, an informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo Credit: Katie G. Nelson/Oxfam
The Care work study was part of a four year broad programme funded by the European Union and spearheaded by Oxfam in partnership with SITE Enterprise Promotion, National Organization of Peer Educators (NOPE) and Youth Alive! Kenya (YAK!). The study targeted 10,000 women domestic workers and 20,000...
Mary Kwamboka in her kiosk. Photo Credit: Allan Gichigi
Oxfam and partners, Concern Worldwide, Kenya Red Cross, Nairobi County Government through the Start Network funded intervention; Urban Early Warning Early Action (UEWEA), is working to develop early warning systems and early action responses to crises that affect the poor people living in urban...
Halima Hassan Adan in her shop in Ajawa, Wajir County. Photo credit: Joyce Kabue
“Haa” (Yes in Somali), “I am able to provide food for my family, pay school fees and save some of the money with Equity bank. I want to expand my business with the profit I make”. Says Halima
Turkana woman participating in a live community radio show with Jambo Turkana on oil and community rights in Lodwar. Photo Credit: Lightbox Limited
Women participate fully in decision-making processes, gain more power in politics and access resources.
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