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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 Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:26:15 -0800

Bungoma North sub county Maendeleo ya wanawake organization chairperson Violet Mamati has condemned the incident and called on relevant authorities to carry on with investigations so that the suspect is held responsible for his unnatural act .
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:15:00 -0800

However, men watched from a distance as the women went on the rampage, burning logs and barricading the roads. Transmara West Maendeleo Ya Wanawake organisation chairperson Hellen Katim and rights activist Mary Konchela were accosted by the ...
The Star
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:34:28 -0800

Two human rights activists on an FGM rescue were held hostage for eight hours by residents of Sikawa, Trans Mara West subcounty on Thursday. Subcounty Maendeleo ya Wanawake Chair Hellen Katim and Mary Tampushi were with Inspector Johnston ...
Citizen News
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:45:34 -0800

National Delegate Maendeleo ya Wanawake Susan Chesina said that the government should assist the victims to go back to their homes. There has been a series of attacks within the county despite security operations. By Maureen Murimi. Disqus seems to ...


Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:37:30 -0800

The leaders spoke at Rukuma Catholic Church in Lari Sub County on Saturday during the burial of area Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairlady Sarafina Wanjira who died at the age of 63. By JOHN KARUME, The Standard. TAGS; calls · CORDs · Dialogue ...
The Star
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 01:29:06 -0800

... Shinaka said in Kakamega yesterday. He said Khalwale's criticism on the jubilee government is personal. Shivaki who is also the Ikolomani subcounty Maendeleo Ya Wanawake secretary said a group of hecklers at Fidel's burial were an embarrassment.
The Star
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:03:45 -0700

LAWYER Christine Atieno was on Tuesday elected the Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization, Kisumu county Chairperson. Atieno garnered 45 votes against her opponent Emma Sika's 25 votes. Each of the seven subcounties sent 10 delegates to ...
The Star
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 06:06:18 -0800

The Kilifi county government has been criticised over the poor living conditions of children with disability. Speaking to the press yesterday, Maendeleo ya Wanawake county chairperson Witness Tsuma said Kilifi should mind the children's welfare.

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