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RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN MARRIAGE: PART 2

RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN MARRIAGE: PART 2

For a long time in Kenya customary law marriage was viewed as a “lesser” type of marriage. With the Marriage Act in place, the customary marriage accords a spouse the same rights as a christian or civil marriage. The regulations on Islamic marriage are still being prepared. Hindu marriages are also recognised in Law. All these marriages have a certificate issued. It is now easy for a spouse to ascertain that they are married without having constantly to swear affidavits….

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RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN MARRIAGE; APRIL 28TH 2018

RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN MARRIAGE; APRIL 28TH 2018

The wedding day, is a looked forward to day for most women. We enter marriage with love in our hearts and look towards our happily ever after. Marriage is a journey that for most lasts 20  years or more. In the build up to the wedding day or while deciding to get married couples rarely look at this relationship from a legal perspective. Marriage is protected by law and certified by a legal document the Marriage Certificate. In any association…

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EVENT-CELEBRATING WOMEN IN BUSINESS

EVENT-CELEBRATING WOMEN IN BUSINESS

  10th March 2018 was a cool afternoon. Women entrepreneurs gathered at Ibis Café Nyali to commemorate International Women’s Day by Celebrating Women in Business. The theme this year is #PressForProgress. We commit to show women positively and women’s achievements. The ladies looked amazing in their Afro Galm outfits. We had a panel of 9 women in business who shared their journey to success. Panelists It was amazing to hear candid discussions on how women can make it in business….

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#IWD 2018-IS BUSINESS ABOUT TALENT AND SKILLS OR YOUR SEX?

#IWD 2018-IS BUSINESS ABOUT TALENT AND SKILLS OR YOUR SEX?

Business needs to be more about skills and talents than your SEX! I am a beneficiary of the last 30 years campaign for Women Equality. I am from a family of strong independent women starting with my Mother. I am fortunate to have had a progressive father who did not believe in stereotyping women into any roles. He gave us space and opportunity to live to our potential. He actually pushed us to be independent and self sufficient. He gave my…

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NEW BUSINESS- THE COAST WOMAN MAGAZINE

NEW BUSINESS- THE COAST WOMAN MAGAZINE

Our MD Janet Katisya was featured in the first issue of Coast Woman Magazine,January-March 2018 issue on page 18 and 19. The magazine is published by Radiant Media. The founder is Faiza Bajaber a COAST WOMAN! Faiza Bajaber has been in the hospitality industry and is a Manager at Travellers Beach Hotel. Faiza Bajaber and her team have come up with this brilliant magazine that will inspire and promote the success of women at the Coast   “Janet Ndanu Katisya is…

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY -IS GENDER A WOMEN ONLY ISSUE?

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY -IS GENDER A WOMEN ONLY ISSUE?

This morning I had a business meeting with potential partners.  In the midst of the discussion the issue of GENDER came up.  Is GENDER = WOMEN or does it mean more. This issue of GENDER is extremely emotional and conjures emotions from both sides, GENDER is basically about social definition of the roles of men and women in the society.  What the society expects. Stereotyping! It is more of culture than the sexuality or individuality of a male or female person….

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MPOWER NETWORKING HIGH TEA- GLAMOUR NETWORKING BUSINESS

MPOWER NETWORKING HIGH TEA- GLAMOUR NETWORKING BUSINESS

An Afternoon of Glamour A glamorous High Tea for Mpower Network Members, Mpower Women Network Members and business people. Making connections,relationships and partnerships for growth. It was a sunny afternoon 3rd February 2018, all business ladies of substance were headed to Ibis Cafe for #MpowerNetworkingHighTea. All ladies and gentlemen looking to network and grow their business while having a great time were present. The set up was in the garden was striking in purple and white. There was enough space…

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RELATIONSHIP: COMMUNICATION; ARE YOU ACTUALLY BEING HEARD?

RELATIONSHIP: COMMUNICATION; ARE YOU ACTUALLY BEING HEARD?

We all crave and love to be heard and understood. We would wish others to respect our point of view .We would like to express our feelings and ideas. We would like to discuss and work through a situation together. We would like to develop and shape new ideas. We would like certain responses or actions after we express ourselves. But are you really being heard? Many times we talk, especially women, we love to talk but is the other…

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ENTREPRENEUR: BEING A SUCCESS IN KENYA REQUIRES, STRATEGY, RESILIENCE, COMMITMENT AND GRIT

ENTREPRENEUR: BEING A SUCCESS IN KENYA REQUIRES, STRATEGY, RESILIENCE, COMMITMENT AND GRIT

Two days back I met with an old collage friend. We were catching up as we always do when we meet. Listening to his story really inspired me and challenged me. We were both classmates, in collage studying IT, over 15 years ago, before going to the University for our Various Degrees. This is a gentleman who decided that he will get rich by growing our country IT and ENERGY sectors. Of course he is extremely ambitious from his choice…

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