Charity Chelimo
Kenya’s women fight back

Kenya’s women fight back

Female activists and politicians in Kenya say misogyny and violence against women are an all-too familiar aspect of political campaign periods “They threw raw eggs at me as they abused me, saying I am a woman and therefore not fit to be their leader. At a shopping...

Dying to work

Dying to work

Reginalda Adhiambo’s first-born daughter, Akinyi Onyango, left their Nairobi home in 2014 after she was offered a “lucrative” job in Saudi Arabia. Her mother helped to raise the money for her passport and an air ticket. The family reckoned on Akinyi’s return to Kenya...

Charity Chelimo
Kenya’s women fight back

Kenya’s women fight back

Female activists and politicians in Kenya say misogyny and violence against women are an all-too familiar aspect of political campaign periods “They threw raw eggs at me as they abused me, saying I am a woman and therefore not fit to be their leader. At a shopping...

Dying to work

Dying to work

Reginalda Adhiambo’s first-born daughter, Akinyi Onyango, left their Nairobi home in 2014 after she was offered a “lucrative” job in Saudi Arabia. Her mother helped to raise the money for her passport and an air ticket. The family reckoned on Akinyi’s return to Kenya...