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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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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:04:07 -0800

Besides writing books, Ms Zani was a former Teachers Service Commission commissioner, Maendeleo ya Wanawake chair at the Coast and a lecturer at Shanzu Teachers College. She got married to Zacharia in 1964, with whom they had three children ...
China Radio International Kiswahili
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 ...
The Star
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:37:30 -0800

Doctors said the woman was taken to the hospital by her sister and the police. They said she was treated for minor tissue injuries and admitted. A group of Nairobi women MCAs and Maendeleo ya Wanawake Nairobi chairperson Martha Miyandazi went to the ...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 04:33:45 -0800

Speaking at Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital, Maendeleo ya Wanawake Nairobi county chairwoman, Betty Miyandazi, said women should adhere to the “African morals” of decent dressing for the sake of the future generation. “I do not support the stripping of ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:41:15 -0700

MACHAKOS, KENYA: A Machakos High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed to nullify the elections of Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization held in the county last week. This comes after the organization's national elections were held over the ...
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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 ...
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:57:32 -0800

Kevin Kiprono, an architect and supporter of MYW says, “Actually, we must have our own day to reflect on how women have turned against men. This day should have been enshrined in our Constitution.” Former Maendeleo ya Wanawake Chair Rukia Subow ...

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