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Women and autonomy in Kenya

Women and autonomy in Kenya

law reform and the quest for gender equality

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Published by Centre for Law and Research International in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Kenya.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Kenya.,
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementresearch co-ordinated by Kivutha Kibwana with assistance from Okech-Owiti.
      SeriesCLARION research monograph ;, no. 1 of 1994, CLARION research monograph ;, 1994, no. 1.
      ContributionsKibwana, Kivutha., Owiti, Okech., Centre for Law and Research International.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKSK2107.W65 W65 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination452 leaves ;
      Number of Pages452
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL962748M
      LC Control Number95980918

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Mon - Sun: 9am - 7pm. + WOMEN AND AUTONOMY IN KENYA. Citation Women and Autonomy in Kenya: Law Reform and the Quest for Gender Equality, Nairobi: Centre for Law and Research InternationalAuthor: Kivutha Kibwana, Okech Owiti. / Maria Nzomo (34 p.). --Summary of research findings on 'women and health in Kenya: developing an action agenda.' / Khama Rogo (24 p.).

--The proceedings of the seminar on 'women and autonomy in Kenya: (27 p.). Responsibility: principal research co-ordinator and editor, Kivutha Kibwana. In education, journalism, legislative politics, social justice, health, law, and other arenas, Muslim women across Kenya are emerging as leaders in local, national, and international contexts, advancing Women and autonomy in Kenya book through their activism.

Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya draws on extensive interviews with six such women, revealing how their religious and moral beliefs shape reform. Women education and economic development in Kenya Education for women can be said to be the solution to the development problems in developing countries like Kenya.

The provision of women education can steer Kenya forward in the achievement of the MDG’s and the Kenya Vision in File Size: KB. Women's decision-making autonomy in the household and the use of maternal health services: An Indonesian case study Midwifery, Vol. 90 Inclusion of men in maternal and safe motherhood services in inner-city communities in Ghana: evidence from a descriptive cross-sectional survey.

With nearly one billion people having little or no schooling and women and girls comprising nearly two-thirds of this total, this book analyses the historical, sociological, political and.

Women vulnerability is directly related to poverty. In order to eradicate poverty, the need for analyzing its root causes and ways to tackle the problem is of great importance. St Maria Magdalena Women Group is a local CBO, which is working towards poverty reduction in the community with specific focus to vulnerable group of women and children.

Women: The National Geographic Image Collection Women Rule. This photography collection, drawn from the National Geographic archive, reveals the lives of women from around the globe, accompanied by new interviews and portraits of contemporary trailblazers including Oprah Winfrey, Jane Goodall, and Christiane s: Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya.

draws on extensive interviews with six such women, revealing how their religious and moral beliefs shape reform movements that bridge ethnic divides and foster alliances in service of creating a just, multicultural, multiethnic, and multireligious democratic citizenship.

Women and power: shaping the development of Kenya’s Constitution 5 Acronyms CDF Community Development Fund CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women CKRC Constitution of Kenya Review Commission COE Committee of Experts COVAW Coalition on Violence Against Women DFID Department for International Development.

Women in Post-Independence Kenya (–) During the Post-Colonial period, women in Kenya continued to live in a society that has a patriarchal order. When Kenya gained independence ina few young women were able to attain education because of parents who became involved in religious mission activities since the Colonial era.

The Politics of Development Cooperation interrogates the politics of inter-organizational development cooperation, examining issues of power, autonomy, and dependence. Focusing on Kenya and in particular on Maendeleo Ya Wanawake (MYWO), the largest national women's organization, and its partners in its relational environment, this book probes the relationships between foreign donors.

But Wade’s book rises above the publishing cliches to tell a deeper story about women’s autonomy in the early 20th century, about their work and education, politics and activism. 2 days ago  Backus family wants to keep autonomy, trees.

Faith. Oct 27th - 11am Nisswa woman publishes book about generation of women Roxanne Cibuzar. focuses on two different dimensions of women’ s sexual autonomy: the legit-imacy to refuse sex with the intimate partner, and the degree of agreement.

with being beaten if the refusal occurs. Safilios-Rothschild, C. () Women’s income profile as a key indicator of women’s status for the understanding of changing fertility behaviour in rural Kenya. Genus 46 (3–4), 31 – Saleem, A. & Pasha, G.

() Women’s reproductive autonomy and barriers to. Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya Leadership, Representation, and Social Change and autonomy, Ousseina D.

Alidou shows how these Muslim women have effected change in the home, school, mosque, media, and more. this is a must-read book for anyone concerned with Kenya, Africa as a whole, and Muslim societies beyond.”. For instance, Tharaka Women’s Welfare Program (TWWP) a community women’s rights group in Kenya has found a viable alternative to circumcision.

Additionally, an activist in Kenya founded Umoja, a village that serves as a refuge for women fleeing sexual violence and other forms of abuse including FGM (Bindel ). Editorial - A quintessentially East African form of politics is playing out at the seat of the East African Community in Arusha, as the Legislative Assembly and the Secretariat spar for control.

General Overviews. The sources listed in this section offer general overviews of the impact of colonialism on African women.

Berger is a concise summary, while articles in Allman, et al. and Hodgson and McCurdy provide a range of research on the colonial era. Sheldon includes several chapters on the colonial era in a text that covers a broader range of history.The WHO found that women with at least a secondary education were more able to negotiate greater autonomy and control of resources within marriage, have a wider range of choices in partners and.Examining the interplay of gender, agency, and autonomy, Ousseina D.

Alidou shows how these Muslim women have effected change in the home, the school, the mosque, the media, and more—and she illuminates their determination as actors to challenge the oppressive influences of .