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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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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:44:58 -0700

Mavoko sub-county Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Chairperson, Angeline Maloza, speaks at a public meeting at the Mavoko CDF offices in Athi River town recently. She has warned men who beat their spouses that the law was closing in on them. [MAUGO ...

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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 04:48:45 -0700

Bishop Phoebe Onyango of Salem Ministries International (L) with Kisumu County Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Chairlady Atieno Otieno. This was during the Great Lakes Foundation International Conference held in Kisumu. [DICKSON ...

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:07:30 -0700

Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) Lari Sub-County chair Keziah Ngina said most women have not embraced these citizen service centres offered through integrated technology platforms due to lack of knowledge. Based on this background, the ...

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:19:21 -0700

Angeline Maloza, Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson for Mavoko sub-county has threatened to demonstrate against a rape suspect who she claims had been arrested, arraigned in a Mavoko court and released on bond and was still committing the ...
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:26:15 -0700

... same opportunities and attention as girls from other areas in the county. Shahasi said if the county is to grow and achieve its goals Boni girls need to be given the opportunity to pursue their education. Maendeleo ya Wanawake Lamu chairperson Anab ...

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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:45:19 -0700

A group of Maendeleo ya Wanawake women in Nakuru have criticised the Nakuru County government for sidelining them in county's employment opportunities. The women led by their chairperson, Edith Wambui have said that the county government has ...
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:48:45 -0700

Women and youth should prudently use funds given by the US government during President Barack Obama's visit, Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson Rahab Muiu has said. Obama remarked women and youth should be the first beneficiaries of the ...

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The Standard Digital News
Thu, 22 May 2014 14:00:00 -0700

“I have perused the Maendeleo ya Wanawake constitution but I haven't come across such as clause,” said Ms Nyamvula. She said one only needs to be a life member of the organisation and pay the stipulated fees to qualify to run for a seat. Mombasa MYWO ...

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