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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
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:34:12 -0700

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Machakos county chair Francisca Mutinda yesterday urged women leaders to desist from being used by politicians for the latter's political gain. She said some politicians have recently taken advantage of a few MYWO subcounty ...

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:56:23 -0700

Some women from Karachuonyo subcounty, led by branch Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation chairperson Rose Ouso, have accused Wanga of engineering political wrangles in the county. Addressing journalists in Homa Bay town on Monday, the ...
The Star
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:24:06 -0700

Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation Bomet branch officials have called for a truce in the political tussle between Deputy President William Ruto and Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto. They urged President Uhuru Kenyatta, elders and the clergy to intervene ...
The Star
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:18:18 -0700

The Maendeleo ya Wanawake Meru branch led by their chairlady Mary Kanana says the prison houses 70 children, some of whom are below one and half years and in need of better environment. "The prison administration needs to change the environment ...
The Star
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 03:37:10 -0700

Maendeleo ya Wanawake members in Machakos county are divided over an invitation to support First Lady Margaret Kenyatta's Beyond Zero campaign. In a communication made by the organisation's national office, members have been requested to ...
The Star
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:05:26 -0800

She was with Nyeri county assembly speaker Mwangi Mugo, county commissioner Michael ole Tialal, county Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation chairperson Purity Ngunjiri and Tetu MP Ndung'u Gethenji. Residents said they have never witnessed such ...
The Star
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 01:17:44 -0700

LAWYER Christine Atieno was on Tuesday elected the Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organization, Kisumu county Chairperson. Atieno garnered 45 votes against her opponent Emma Sika's 25 votes. Each of the seven subcounties sent 10 delegates to ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 05:20:52 -0700

MAENDELEO Ya Wanawake Organisation electoral body yesterday moved to court to stop the elections from being held on Thursday. MYWO election board chairperson Kevina Loyatum said in an affidavit that it is not possible for the organisation to hold ...

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