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Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) is a women's NGO that deals with issues to do with women's rights and gender equity in Kenya.[1] It was founded by in 1952 and has approximately 600,000 groups contributing to a total membership of about two million women. It is currently chaired by Rukia Subow and has various agendas in its mission statement, including maternal, child health and family planning and training women in leadership and development.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Maendeleo Ya Wanawake". www.maendeleo-ya-wanawake.org. Maendeleo Ya Wanawake. Retrieved 2007-01-14. 

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The Star
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:56:15 -0800

Women need to learn the morals of decent dressing for the sake of the future generation, Maendeleo ya Wanawake Nairobi county chair Betty Miyandazi has said. "I do not support the stripping of women. No woman deserves to be humiliated in any way but ...
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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 04:33:45 -0800

Bibi Mu Hong amesema, ingawa mafanikio yamepatikana, lakini China bado inakabiliwa na changamoto nyingi katika maendeleo ya wanawake na kulinda haki na maslahi ya wanawake. Ametolea mfano ubaguzi wa kijinsia wakati wa kutafuta ajira, suala la ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:52:30 -0800

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -0800

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:56:15 -0800

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