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Tana River County floods, Tana north district, Kenya initial rapid assessment (KIRA) report 17-21 April 2013

CONTEXT Event The forecast from Kenya Meteorological Department, February 2013 long rains seasonal forecast indicated near normal to enhanced rainfall for the central highlands area. Tana River County was predicted to receive near normal with a tendency to…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
Govt. Kenya, IOM, UNDP, OCHA, UNICEF, Kenya Red Cross, MSF, UN Women
Posted:
20 May 2014
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Kenya

UNIFEM launches global action platform to end violence against women

Kenyan Minister for Gender and UNIFEM Executive Director call for enhanced services and support for survivors. Nairobi - United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) today launched the global advocacy initiative Say NO - UNiTE to End Violence against Women,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNIFEM
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya

Kenyan women leaders visit displaced communities in Mathare Valley

Nairobi - UNIFEM joined a solidarity mission on 9 November to visit displaced women in the Mathare Valley slums, in response to the recent community clashes that have left hundreds of women and their families in the cold. The…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNIFEM
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 3 more

Norway and Sweden support UNIFEM urgent actions for women's rights in East Africa

Nairobi, 1 November 2006 - UNIFEM's interventions on women's rights and gender equality in Somalia and Uganda received a major boost this week with financial assistance from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Government of Norway. Key…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNIFEM
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

UNIFEM calls for zero tolerance for sexual violence against Kenyan women

Nairobi, Kenya -- The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) is calling for zero tolerance for all sexual violence against women, and urging Kenyans and the international community to condemn in the strongest possible terms the recent spike…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNIFEM
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenyan women scrutinize proposed constitution for women's rights

As Kenyans go to the polls to vote on their constitution today, society seems still to be deeply split between the "orange" (no) and the "banana" (yes) votes. Kenyan women, an estimated 60 per cent of the total voting…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNIFEM
Posted:
21 Mar 2011