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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 23:04:42 -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 ...
The Star
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:26:50 -0800

Last week, civil society groups, Nandi women's representative Zipporah Kering and Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation chair Sarah Kosgei led a demonstration demanding justice. Kosgei said MYWO through the Rural Women Peace link will hire a ...
The Star
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:13:31 -0800

Maendeleo ya Wanawake chairperson Mombasa, Afya Rama, has also thrown her weight behind resolving the issue, saying youths as young as 16 years are losing control following radicalizing and drug-related influences. "Let the security officers comb the ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:50:49 -0800

His deputy Peter Ekai had also called for the empowerment of county commissioners so that they can have a tight grip on the management of security affairs in the counties. Maendeleo ya wanawake chairlady Jennifer Tioko also called on government to beef ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:37:30 -0800

Police in Lwakhakha Bungoma County are looking for a married middle-aged woman who scolded her boyfriend with hot water after he found her with another man in a compromising situation. Kevin Barasa a son to Maendeleo ya wanawake organization ...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:11:15 -0800

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:11:15 -0700

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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:00:00 -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 ...

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