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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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The Star
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:12:47 -0800

The Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation national chairperson Rahab Mwikali yesterday dismissed claims of embezzling the group's funds. Speaking in Bungoma town during a workshop, Mwikali denied the claims reported in the local dailies last week.
 
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 05:59:35 -0800

Makenga said the party will need the expelled MCAs in the next polls. He said politics is about numbers, and the party should embrace inclusivity. A group of Machakos women under the Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation have called for the reinstating ...
 
The Star
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 01:48:37 -0800

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake and Women Empowerment Centre said the men pressure their wives to take their daughters for the cut. MYWO Embu branch chairperson Mary Kavinda and WEC coordinator Purity Munyambo said men have been saying they ...
 
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:17:44 -0700

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Wed, 04 Feb 2015 01:28:02 -0800

... Aberdare Branch chairman Simon Thuku. They were joined by Ruiru sub-county Maendeleo ya Wanawake coordinator Juliet Kimemiah and delegate Elizabeth Rungu, Pearl Kimemiah of Shoe Lace band and MCAs Ward manager Edward Mambo.
 
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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 01:28:38 -0800

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