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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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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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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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RELATIONSHIPS: IS YOUR LIFE PARTNER REALLY A FOREVER PARTNER?   

RELATIONSHIPS: IS YOUR LIFE PARTNER REALLY A FOREVER PARTNER?   

  Having a broken relationship especially a marriage is difficult to get over from and move forward. Everyone deserves love and to be happy. Failing in one relationship does not mean you will fail in all relationships, it just means you need to get up, review and plunge to the next relationship, of course bearing in mind the lessons learnt. Many women in their twenties are looking for a spouse who will be their LIFE PARTNER. Although nowadays many more women are…

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