Author: Nyarwek

  There has been so much controversy around Comprehensive sex education that I am sure all of us have been left wondering what it even means right?   Well...

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Lgbt Pride Kenya     June was pride month and for real, it was full of sass, pomp, glamour and good vibes.   Swaziland held its first ever pride festival and it was full of life! LGBTI activists in Swaziland worked day and night so as to make history by celebrating its first ever Pride festival in the last week of June and everyone showed their support on social media by...

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  Social media is arguably one of the best inventions in human history and of course, it has had an impact on each of our lives at least negatively if not positively. We use it to propel our businesses, meet clients and even make deals to sustain our livelihood, we can also use social media for advocacy purposes and defend the rights and freedoms of people...

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      Today I wake up with a familiar ache in my abdomen. And just like every other day of the month when this happens, I feel disgusted. I feel angry. Outraged. Terrified and sad at the same time. A quick slip of a finger inside my pants to check if what I suspect is true confirms my greatest dread, it comes out all bloody and sticky. My sheets are...

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Nyarwek Network 2017 annual general meeting took place on April 6th, 2018.   NYARWEK, NOTICE WAS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Article 4.3 read together with Article 6.5 of the NYARWEK’s Constitution 2015, to all member organizations THAT the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Network shall be held on Friday 6th April 2018 as from 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Hillside villa hotel to transact the following business;     The...

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ABUSE IN QUEER ACTIVIST SPACES: YOUR ABUSER IS A WOKE ACTIVIST CUM RADICAL FEMINIST.   What happens when your abuser is a woke radical feminist cum human rights activist in a queer activist space both of you share? As a person who has heard stories of abuse of all ages, myself included, I find it difficult to learn from other activist women (I'll speak for women here)...

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  The International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress   With the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report findings telling us that gender parity is over 200 years away - there has never been a more important time to keep motivated and #PressforProgress.   And while we know that gender parity won't happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day by day. Plus,...

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Growing up, nobody ever told me that love could be queer.   All around me, I saw men and women in love, dying for love and making sacrifices in the name of love but I never saw two women representing the type of love I felt and at that time, I was an outcast. I still am only that currently, I embrace my dissidence like a second...

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