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I was Raped and Almost Killed for Being a Transgender Person

I was Raped and Almost Killed for Being a Transgender Person

By Okun Oliech Abdul (not their real name) is a 23-year-old transgender living in Malindi. She was born male. However, growing up, she knew she was...
The Truth Behind Contraceptive Use by Women and Girls

The Truth Behind Contraceptive Use by Women and Girls

By Okun Oliech  Women and adolescent girls have the right to access voluntary, affordable, and available, high quality and effective modern contraceptives. They also have...
Why Kenya Needs a Strong Third Force to Reclaim its Lost Pride

Why Kenya Needs a Strong Third Force to Reclaim its Lost...

By Kanyi Gioko Colonialism is the practice of acquiring full or partial political control over another country. It involves occupying it with settlers and exploiting it...

Artists frustrated by Nairobi County Government

Artists in Shauri Moyo are frustrated at how the Nairobi County Government is unresponsive to their issues, especially creating employment for them. In a forum,...
Why I did not Understand the term Rape Culture for a Long Time

Why I did not Understand the term Rape Culture for a...

By Ssemakula Mukiibi For a long while, I was unable to understand the term rape culture. My assumptions were that this was a word made...
How to Pass an Aptitude Test in Kenya

How to Pass an Aptitude Test in Kenya

By Victor Akumu Psychometric assessment tests (popularly known as aptitude tests by many Kenyans) are a measure of an individual’s mental capabilities and their behavioral...
Kenyans Should Not Get Tired in the War Against Corruption

Kenyans Should Not Get Tired in the War Against Corruption

By Kinaga Mbugua Something caught my eye as I went through news cables. It was a story about Delawere. The heading “Delawere: The US Corporate...
How Sexual Harassment is a Nightmare for Most Women

How Sexual Harassment is a Nightmare for Most Women

By Mwende S. Muya I was part of a conversation on sexual harassment that aired on Victoria’s Lounge in September 2016. The conversation focused on...
Who is Wanjiku?

People Keep Talking About Her. But Who is Wanjiku?

By Onyango Oloo A lady called Veronica asked the following question, People keep on talking of this "WANJIKU". Can somebody explain to me once and for all...
Kenyans Should Treat Gay and Other Key Populations with Respect

We Should Treat those Different from Us as Human Beings

By Freshiah Wairimu My friend and I went to buy a dress for me. We met in town and after 20 minutes, we found a...

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