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SEXUAL HARASSMENT – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

SEXUAL HARASSMENT – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

“Hi, dear?”, “You look sexy today”, “Nice legs”, “Nice body”, “If you want a promotion to let’s have dinner”. Do you hear these kinds of statements or a wink, a touch of hair, cat call at the workplace? This amount to sexual harassment and is illegal under section 6 of the Employment Act. Many women and men at the workplace may not even recognize Sexual Harassment as it has been normalised.  Actions that are considered ‘normal’ or usual are actually…

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019

  Celebrate International Women’s Day with us. Teh thee this year is #BalanceForBetter   Join us at the IWD Round Table on 9th MArch 2019 at Bahari Beach Hotel from 2 :00 pm. Kshs 1000 inclusive of tea and Kshs 8500 for group of 10. Call us 0790408849  and pay through Buy Goods 873426. Check out more details from our link below.  IWD 2019 ROUND TABLE    

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GBV: HAS HUMAN LIFE LOST VALUE?

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GBV: HAS HUMAN LIFE LOST VALUE?

The months of August and September have been brutal for women in the media. The one’s who caught headlines in recent weeks is murder of Sharon Atieno, Monica Kamau, Merbel Kaplon to name a few. https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/09/27/women-senators-condemn-rising-murders-of-women_c1826457  ) Why is human life and especially women life so easy to extinguish? Is there a normalisation of women in intimate and sexual relationships being killed? Does adultery/fornication warrant  murder? What message are we sending across? Human life is the most precious gift and…

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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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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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