Samburu County Policy Brief

Samburu County is characterized by a 70% populace of illiterates. Their influence on the political, economic, and social development of Samburu county has been barred by information inaccessibility, misconceptions, and bias which have muscled political manipulation. Samburu county youth have not been spared, despite making up the majority of the population in the effect of […]

Kakamega County Policy Brief

Adolescent pregnancies are a global problem occurring in high, middle, and lowincome countries. Around the world, however, adolescent pregnancies are more likely to occur in marginalized communities, commonly driven by poverty and lack of education and employment opportunities. (UNICEF, 2013) Adolescents who may want to avoid pregnancies may not be able to do so due […]

Kisumu County Policy Brief

According to the latest United Nations estimates of the world’s population, in 2019 youth numbered 1.2 billion persons between ages 15-24 years, or around one in every six persons worldwide. Kisumu County is estimated to host a 15% rate of teenage pregnancy and 30% of Antenatal visits in 2018 were made up of adolescents between […]

Nairobi County Policy Brief

This policy brief reinforces the need to increase access to Youth Friendly Services (YFS) amongst Adolescents and Young People (AYP) in Nairobi County. This is to chart a clear path on how the County Government, like-minded Civil Society Organizations, Private partners and AYPs should collectively harmonize plans of action to increase access to YFS within […]


The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and organizations around the world to call for the […]

Best Practices for Sustaining Youth Contraceptive Use

Family planning programs are high-impact, cost-effective interventions that improve maternal, neonatal, and child health outcomes. Family planning offers additional benefits to young women, including protecting access to education and employment and reducing the health risks of early childbearing. Despite recent advances in expanding access to voluntary family planning, 218 million women of reproductive age in […]