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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]

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

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Hivisasa.com

Hivisasa.com
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:11:15 -0700

Maendeleo ya Wanawake chair Mary Orwenyo speaking to Nyamira residents. She has urged women to join saccos to empower themselves.[DNyamanga/Hivisasa.com]. By Daniel Nyamanga; 01 May 2016 9:18 AM; AUTHOR RATING; DISCLAIMER. Anyone ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:45:00 -0700

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation Kilifi chairperson Witness Tsuma said the vetting was a political gimmick by the elders and will not help in choosing the right leadership for the region. She said the elders should be pushing politicians to form a ...

Hivisasa.com

Hivisasa.com
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:48:45 -0700

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization has announced plans to spearhead the formation of women Saccos from the ward to the county level across the country. The Organization national chairman Rahab Mwikali said the intention is to empower women to ...

AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.com
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:14 -0700

Maendeleo ya Wanawake patron Jane Kiano said Mama Lucy had left an enduring mark on Kenya. "Her dedicated and unwavering campaign to end discrimination and prejudice against women, her support for the rights of children, together with her fight ...

Hivisasa.com

AllAfrica.com
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:15:00 -0700

The leaders, included 11 MPs, national chairperson of Maendeleo ya Wanawake organisation Ms Rahab Muiu and all MCAs from the three counties of Kitui, Machakos and Makueni. "Ukambani region is ready to be in Government. We are tired of being in ...

K24 TV

K24 TV
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 11:02:10 -0800

She is considered a woman of many firsts. Phoebe Asiyo or Mama Asiyo as she is fondly referred to- knows too well the struggles of a woman seeking to scale the political heights. Asiyo has seen it, heard it and actually been through it all and now ...

The Star, Kenya

The Star, Kenya
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 19:27:56 -0700

Kakamega Governor's wife Priscilla Oparanya, Machakos Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation chairperson Francisca Mutinda and national chairperson Rahab Priscilla in Nairobi on March 6. Kakamega MCAs want a report on Priscilla's visit to the US last ...

Hivisasa.com

Hivisasa.com
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 02:49:56 -0700

Maendeleo ya Wanawake, Kisii County chair lady, Mrs Bathsheba Sanaya said more women representation at the boards will enable fair play in issuing nomination certificates for those vying for political seats. She said women in the county got a raw deal ...
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