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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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31 news items

The Star
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700

The Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation in Embu county has rescued a form two girl who had escaped from home after her stepfather allegedly attempted to defile her. The organisation's Embu chair Mary Kavinda said the girl has been taken to a home ...
The Star
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0700

Voi Sub-County Maendeleo ya Wanawake Chair Sofia Kombo supported the Bill saying a solution to the menace is urgent. "We are going to back any law that will safeguard our children from sex pests. We have been pushed to the edge by the constant cases ...
The Star
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:33:45 -0700

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake leader Mary Cherotich said governors can still get what they want through dialogue instead of a referendum. Chepkwony said: “All that we are doing is letting the national government know that we are under pressure from the public ...
The Star
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:45:00 -0700

... demonstration by a group of about 100 women, who on Saturday marched to his house to protest ill treatment of Kavindu. Led by the Machakos Maendeleo Ya Wanawake chairperson Francisca Mutinda, the women accused Muthama of mistreating his wife.
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700

Then there is or do we say there was? the infamous Maendeleo ya Wanawake 'wachache' near KANU. Let no one lie to you,Zippora Kitony's group was the women wing of KANU;it had no agenda for the common woman in kyanzivu in Kilungu makueni or ...
The Star
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700

The meeting was chaired by Hodhan and attended by women executives committee members, MCAs, county chief officers, Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation members, former politicians, directors of various NGOs in Mandera, youth representatives and ...
The Star
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:22:30 -0700

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Uasin Gishu chairperson Ann Kibet said the project will transform the lives of many families. "We met the governor and he has outlined his plans to improve economic lives of women," she said after a meeting for women leaders in ...
The Star
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:37:30 -0700

MP John Muchiri and local women have condemned the Senate for allegedly singling out Governor Martin Wambora over leadership issues. The legislator and Embu West Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson Mauline Kagendo said the Senate is treating ...

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