Preparing for safe return to school in Kenya
Following school closures across the country due to COVID-19 restrictions, children are now returning to school in a safe manner, thanks to support from Plan International Kenya.
Day of the Girl 2020: Kenyan girls call for freedom online
See how girls in Kenya called for an end to online abuse as part of celebrations for International Day of the Girl 2020.
For content creators online harassment can be torture
Sarah, 23, is an online content creator from Kenya. She shares her experience of online violence and how she wants it to be tackled.
The other side of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in severe economic and social impacts around the world. Youth are particularly vulnerable to the disruptions the pandemic has caused and many are now at risk of being left behind in education, economic opportunities and general well-being.
Helping girls manage their periods during COVID-19
Quarantine measures are cutting girls off from essential health services. This Menstrual Hygiene Day it's more important than ever for girls to speak out about their needs without shame.
The boda boda rider putting girls’ safety before money during COVID-19
Cosmas, 33, is a boda boda rider from an informal slum settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. He is determined to keep girls safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am afraid that we might all die of hunger”
Terry, 24, a dancer and student, fears for her future as her life is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kibera’s water girls protect their community from COVID-19
Lornah, 21, is fearful of the affects the COVID-19 pandemic will have on her community but she is determined to help as many people as she can.
Helping girls manage their periods during the COVID-19 crisis
As the world grapples with an unprecedented global health emergency, a small group of girls from Kibera, the largest informal settlement in Kenya and Africa as a whole, gather around to discuss another emergency – the lack of sanitary pads for them to use.
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