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Women and health in Kenya

Women and health in Kenya

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Published by Centre for the Study of Adolescence in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s health services -- Kenya.,
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by K.O. Rogo and R. Muganda.
      ContributionsRogo, K. O., Muganda, R., Centre for the Study of Adolescence (Nairobi, Kenya)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.85 .W65445 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 238 leaves :
      Number of Pages238
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962755M
      LC Control Number95980926

      Evaluating Maternal and Child Mental Health in Kenya. By Emeka Agudile, ScD ’ Emeka Agudile, ScD ’18 (left) with Prof. David Ndetei (Founder/Executive Director, AMHF) . A reflection on the Mau Mau movement1 gives the role women played. In his book Facing Mount Kenya, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, the first President of Kenya, gives an anthropological literature and an invaluable structure of African Society. He notes albeit paraphrased that women in Mau Mau movement played a large role in helping.

      While Kenya scores 81 (out of ) on the Women, Business and the Law index and ranks out of the countries in the Global Gender Gap Report with , significant inequalities between males and females in education attainment, health outcomes, representation in parliament, and participation in the labor market remain. Over the past decade, legislative and policy reform has. Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the s, an uprising that was confined /5.

        Kenya recognizes the important role women play in the economy and took specific steps to accelerate and protect women’s involvement. The Constitution and the laws enacted are backed by funds to protect girls and women and help them achieve higher educational levels, legal equality to men, improved status, better jobs and health care, and.   According to research gathered by the World Health Organization between and , adolescent fertility has remained high in Kenya, with just over births per women. “If you don’t invest in family planning for the youth, you’re in trouble,” said Dr. B. B. Kigan, the head of reproductive and maternal services in Kenya’s.


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