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Life is a series of regrets for Kenya’s teenage mothers.

DN2 page 2
Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Early birds: When a girl gives birth, she is not only putting her future at great risk, but also that of the country. Early birth lowers a nation’s average age, which means more young people to feed, clothe, educate and crea

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FGM is illegal, Kajiado protestors told

The People pg. 2
Sunday, 08 Jun 2014

Women representatives drawn from various counties have condemned the recent protests by Kajiado Central women advocating Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

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Study- Deadly bacteria exist in the penis

The Standard pg 19
Friday, 06 Jun 2014

As the campaign for voluntary male circumcision to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS intensifies, research shows the existence of bacteria in human penises. Some bacteria make a man more vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections whi

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HIV and AIDS clinic opened in Nairobi

The People Pg 22
Wednesday, 04 Jun 2014

The clinic is part of a global campaign to tame further spread of the viral disease and at the same time scale up access to antiretroviral therapy

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Maasai elders join campaign to end female genital cutting

The People Saturday News Feature page 3
Tuesday, 03 Jun 2014

A cultural twist is being experienced in Maasai land as 10 elders from Entasopia sub county in Kajiado county join the campaign against female genital mutilation.

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Iron supplements could end deaths at birth, defects

The Standard, Wednesday magazine pg 5
Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Excessive bleeding after birth is the number one killer of women giving birth in Kenya. Forty years have gone by since the Iron Folic Acid Supplementation (Ifas) was incorporated into what is known as the Focus Antenatal Care in t

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Study- Male cut staff overwhelmed by work

Standard Pg. 19
Friday, 23 May 2014

The national male circumcision programme is in problems with most workers claiming burnout from high workload and impossible targets.

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NGOs roll out sex freedom in Kenya

The Star, pg 7
Friday, 16 May 2014

Civil society groups in Kenya have started collecting signatures in a new campaign to promote sexual freedom.

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