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Teenage pregnancy: Let us not bury our heads in the sand

4 October 2020

With teenage pregnancy on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Plan International Kenya's Kate Maina-Vorley analyses the issue and sets out what must be done to support teenage girls.

  • Kate Maina-Vorley, Country Director, Plan International Kenya
    Kate Maina-Vorley
    Country Director, Plan International Kenya
Mother helps her daughter wash her hands at one of the handwashing stations in Kibera

COVID-19: Supporting girls across Kenya

12 May 2020

As Kenya responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, girls' specific needs must not be overlooked, blogs Plan International Kenya Country Director, Kate Maina Vorley.

  • Kate-Maina Vorley - Country Director, Plan International Kenya
    Kate Maina Vorley
    Plan International Kenya Country Director
A young mother with her son in Kenya

Why family planning access is important for girls in Kenya

13 November 2018

Girls have the potential to transform societies if they get access to family planning services and information, blogs youth campaigner Caren as experts meet at the International Conference on Family Planning.

  • Caren, 24, Kenya
    Caren
    Global youth activist
Girl advocates with the First Lady of Kenya

In the footsteps of Wangari Maathai

13 August 2015

The work by young female advocates in Kenya this week shows how powerful youth voices can be, blogs Plan International Youth Advocacy Officer Adam Vink

  • Adam Vink, Youth Advocacy Officer
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Ending FGM and Child Marriage in Kenya

23 July 2014

Although Kenya has made strides in outlawing FGM, child marriage and protecting children’s rights, the practise is still rampant, blogs Plan International Kenya Country Director Carol Sherman.

  • Carol Sherman, Country Director, Kenya
    Carol Sherman, Country Director, Kenya
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Tackling child abuse in Kenya

13 January 2011

Childline Kenya has been remarkably successful in helping thousands of children to report abuse and get protection, blogs Nigel Chapman from Nairobi.

  • Mr Nigel Chapman, Chief Executive Officer, Plan International
    Nigel Chapman
    Former Chief Executive Officer, Plan International