Category Archives: Gender

Wangari Maathai, in her own glorious and eternal words – Seeds of change

Unbowed: One woman’s story Were the peerless environmentalist, human rights activist and Nobel Laureate, Prof Wangari Muta Maathai, still walking among us, she would have been 73 tomorrow, April 1. Today is Christianity’s Resurrection Sunday – a fitting day to revive … Continue reading

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Four questions for March 4

A date with destiny On March 4 2013, Kenyans will elect their next President, in what is being touted as the most hotly contested presidential election in Kenya. Ultimately, the power to decide who becomes President rests with the Kenyan voters, … Continue reading

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Breast milk substitutes: What’s the real story?

Too much ado about 3%, given that… “…97% of children are breastfed and only three per cent of children less than three years receive commercially produced infant formula.” – Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2008–2009, as cited in this Daily Nation story It would … Continue reading

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