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Women in Kenya

Women in Kenya

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Published in [Nairobi] : The Bureau, 1978 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRepublic of Kenya, Central Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Finance and Planning.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/6875 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ; 29 cm.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4091111M
LC Control Number79980175

  Luhya Women. Luhya women are known to make the best wives, and there are many reasons for that. Ladies from this region are the real essence of what is meant by the African beauty. Although there are many reasons why women from the Luhyaland stand out amongst the Kenyan ladies, this is the most striking one. This book gives an insight into the role of women freedom fighters and the struggles they faced both during and after the war. It is an incredible story of immense self-sacrifice and love for Kenya. Mũkami provides the lens to see the wider picture of women in the independence struggle, the neglect and betrayal of wives of Mau Mau fighters in.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Women in Kenya. [New York, NY ( 8th Ave., New York ): Amnesty International USA, ] (OCoLC) In Kenya, starting in the mids, women protested against the elites and big foreign corporations who were coercing and controlling the production of the land. Rather than allowing food to be grown for survival, women were pressured by both their husbands and the government to .

Kenyan cultural practices also influence the threat of HIV and AIDS that plague the country. Further, in addition to the medical threats of this disease, it also lowers women’s self-esteem. Forced sex and inheritance of a widow by male relatives is part of Kenyan culture, yet 1 in 5 adults have HIV, a rate even higher for women. Ebooks Pdf Kenya. 92K likes. I sell motivational books, recipe books, relationship books and novels. Books are sent through email address as soft copy (PDF)/5(18).


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