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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Nakuru MCAs on spot for delaying Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019

Reproductive health lobby groups in Nakuru have called on the County Assembly of Nakuru to expedite the Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019. Led by Reproductive Health Youth Friendly and Environmental Conservation (RHYFE) under the umbrella KELIN Kenya, the groups have questioned why the Bill has taken long to materialize since 2014. Martin Lunalo from RHYFE reiterates  the importance of the Bill towards realization of access to comprehensive Sexual Reproductive Health and maternal Services. Speaking after holding a peaceful demonstration in the streets of Nakuru Town to the…

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Nakuru MCAs on spot for delaying Nakuru Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019

Reproductive health lobby groups in Nakuru have called on the County Assembly of Nakuru to expedite the Maternal Newborn Adolescent and Child Health Bill 2019. Led by Reproductive Health Youth Friendly and Environmental Conservation (RHYFE) under the umbrella KELIN Kenya, the groups have questioned why the Bill has taken long to materialize since 2014. Martin Lunalo from RHYFE reiterates  the importance of the Bill towards realization of access to comprehensive Sexual Reproductive Health and maternal Services. Speaking after holding a peaceful demonstration in the streets of Nakuru Town to the…

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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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