Serious price for COVID rules for women and children in Africa


Sean Callahan, Senior Counsel, The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Foundation.

Press release, United Nations.

CNN: “Melinda Gates: COVID-19 is going to be horrific in the developing world.”

Amref Health Africa.

Shiphrah Kuria, MD, Regional Director, Reproductive Maternal Health and Newborn Child and Adolescent Health/Family Planning, Amref Health Africa.

Brenda Mobeta, Amref Health Africa Project Lead.

UNICEF: “Maternal mortality.”

Sunita Kamena, Policy Specialist, Ending Violence Against Women, UN Women Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa.

Reuters: “Teenage pregnancies rise in parts of Kenya as schools close.”

Vivian Onano, humanitarian and social entrepreneur.

Simeon Nanama, Ph.D., Regional Nutrition Adviser, UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office.

Rehema Chengo, Project Coordinator, Amref Health Africa.

Equality Now: “A conversation about safe spaces in Kenya in the midst of COVID-19.”

Tamari Esho, Ph.D., Director, Amref Health Africa End FGM/C Center of Excellence.

Reuters: Kenya pledges to end FGM by 2022 – ahead of the global target.

Republic of Kenya: “Ending FGM will enable the girl child to participate fully in national development, says President Kenyatta.”

United nations.

UNICEF: “There is no time to waste.”

World Health Organization.

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UNICEF USA: “What is ready-to-use therapeutic food?”

UN Women: “Shadow Pandemic: Violence against Women during COVID-19.”

Global Sisters report: “With no school in the middle of the pandemic, Kenyan girls fall prey to the dangers of pregnancy.”

Watchman: ‘Sex for sanitary napkins’: How Kenya’s lockdown has driven up teenage pregnancy rates. “

The New Humanitarian Kenya’s teenage pregnancy crisis: more than COVID-19 to blame.

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