Nakuru residents urged to fully participate in budget process

Nakuru county residents have been challenged to fully be part of the county budget process. Speaking during a zoom meeting on the essence of public participation in matters budget,Francis Shinali from Nakuru Residents Association said citizens’ participation is key. The online meeting with community members was organized by Nakuru based Reproductive health Youth Friendly Environment (RHYFE) in partnership with KELIN Kenya to sensitize citizens on importance of participating to ensure adequate allocation towards  development in various sectors amon them reproductive health services. He said,the effectiveness of the whole budget process…

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Lobby calls on media,artistes to take lead in fight against GBV

Media and artistes have been challenged to take up key role in fighting matters Gender Based Violence against women and girls. Martin Lunalo from Reproductive Health Youth Friendly Environment-RHYFE says the Media and artistes have a huge following which should be utilised to inform society. Speaking in Nakuru West on Thursday during a meeting with Journalists and artistes,Lunalo stated that they will continue to carry out capacity building in society to ensure matters GBV cases are voiced. He noted that if the society is not educated on the same then…

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Community dialogue key in realization of reproductive health rights-Lobby

Community dialogues are key towards realization of Sexual and reproductive health rights. Human Rights Lawyer Linda Kroeger says its upon the  the communities to start conversations on the same. She spoke in Nakuru West subcounty on Friday during a community dialogue on matters sexual and reproductive health courtesy KELIN Kenya in partnership with Reproductive Health Youth Friendly Environment-RHYFE. According to Ms Kroeger,there has been stigma,myths and misconceptions in society on matters sexual and reproductive health. “We all have a responsibility as a society to have dialogues and dimistify the myths…

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Lobby: Concerted effort key in actualization of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

There is a need for concerted effort at the community level in ensuring legal framework towards realization of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in counties. According to KELIN Kenya- a Non-governmental organization working on matters Health and Rights,despite the rights being highlighted in the Constitution of Kenya, women and girls have continued to suffer in communities. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday during a community stakeholders’ meeting on the Nakuru County Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Bill 2019 that is before the county assembly, Human Rights Lawyer Linda Kroeger from…

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