The Maasai elder advocating to end female genital mutilation
Although female genital mutilation has been banned in Kenya since 2002, the practice is still prevalent among Maasai communities. However, Kirisia, 42 is making a stand in his community and is calling for change.
Savings groups help keep Maasai girls safe
Maasai women in Kenya are saving for a better future and keeping girls safe from FGM and child marriage through Plan International-supported savings groups.
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.
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