30 Mayo 2018
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Faith Kiraison, defensora de los derechos y la salud de las niñas, enseña a sus compañeras la gestión de la salud menstrual. © UNFPA Kenia/Douglas Waudo
JOHANNESBURGO, Sudáfrica/NAROK, Kenia: “Me sentía avergonzada de ser una niña y me parecía un castigo”, recordaba Faith, de 13 años de edad, al describir su primer periodo.  Vivía en un internado en el condado de Narok... Lire plus
6 Abril 2018
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Lena Towai with her newborn son. They have been living at a displacement camp in East Pokot County since August 2017.  © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
TANGULBEI, Kenya – The morning of 20 August began like any other for Lena Towai, 35. Ms. Towai was in the final days of pregnancy, eagerly awaiting the arrival of her seventh child. Only hours later, her world would be... Lire plus
4 Diciembre 2017
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"I probably would be dead by now were it not for their intervention," Ms. Asinde said of the staff at the Kakuma Support Centre. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
KAKUMA, Kenya – Dalia Asinde was married 16 years ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She was 22 and in love, she said. But her husband soon became violent – and relentless. She lost count of the beatings,... Lire plus
6 Septiembre 2017
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Faith (centre) with her friends Sylvia (right) and Vivian, who all ran away from home to avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
NAIKARRA, Kenya – “I woke up one morning, and my father told me that we were poor and needed money,” said Faith, describing the moment she learned she was engaged. She was 11 years old at the time. Her father explained... Lire plus
22 Abril 2010
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NAIROBI — Cuando en 2002 Lina Kilimo se presentó como candidata al Parlamento de Kenya reivindicando un programa de paz, desarrollo y erradicación de la mutilación/ablación genital femenina, sus detractores la... Lire plus