Family planning,a panacea to achieving a demographic dividend

As  the  world braces  for the family planning summit scheduled for 11 July 2017 , a lot of issues are  set to  be on the discussion table  ranging from modern family planning  methods ,their safety and other new researchs  that are vital to women’s and girls  health. The summit draws in  policy makers ,donors and…

Gender equality, a pie in the sky?

Gender goes beyond being male or female,it traces down to how men and women have been socially constructed, role playing and issues of power .Gender on its own is difficult because it teaches us ‘what we ought to be, turning a blind eye on who we really are’ . It is therefore clear that gender…

Child marriages leaves young women vulnerable to Fistula

Child marriage isn’t just a violation of girls rights, it leaves them vulnerable to all forms of fistula. A fistula is  a passage or hole that has formed between the two organs in one’s body .Obstetric  fistula  is the major type of fistula  that affects women in developing   Many  young women and old women…