Home Gender Gender Gender-based violence Domestic violence amid Covid-19 Women are stuck with abusive partners in curfews, lockdowns, with Kenya witnessing a 42 per cent increase in domestic violence in the past one month. By Moraa Obiria3 hours ago Covid-19 Effect gender-equal responses, say UNCTAD experts Majority of women in informal sector likely to suffer even more during this pandemic due to lack of safety nets. Coronavirus Risk of increased teen pregnancies with Covid-19 With schools closed to control Covid-19 spread, teen girls may not complete studies due to unplanned pregnancies, early marriages. Succession Men to inherit wives’ property in proposed law The Law of Succession (Amendment) Bill, 2020 sponsored by nominated Senator Abshiro Halake, seeks to remove gender inequality in succession. Coronavirus Covid-19 soars women's water burden Clean, safe water is a luxury for women in slums, arid and semi-arid areas; with Covid-19 and regular hand-wash, women bear the brunt. FGM Changing the FGM story one girl at a time Ms Wahome’s inspiration to fight FGM sparked by woman who underwent circumcision and got married at age 11. Covid-19 UN chief urges govts to protect women during virus lockdown - VIDEO "For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes," Guterres said. Unpaid labour Covid-19: The working mother’s nightmare Apart from doing her employer's work, women are now home schooling, caregivers, mentors, house cleaners, chefs and entertainers . Sexual and reproductive health UNFPA boss’ appeal on women's health Dr Natalia Kanem wants countries to ensure the most intimate needs of women and girls are met as we battle Covid-19.