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The Choice Of Motherhood

The Choice Of Motherhood

Few things elicit sharp reactions like discussing a woman’s body and what she can or cannot do with it. From how a woman wears her hair to how she does her toenails, to how they ...

Sacrificing Harambee Starlets

When Nick Mwendwa replaced Sam Nyamwea as president of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in February 2016, one of his promises was to elevate women’s football in the country. And in counting his administration’s achievements, ...

Cervical Cancer, The Female Killer

The World Health Organization reported in 2018 that every two minutes a woman dies of this preventable cancer, affecting typically younger age groups as a result of early or multiple sexual partners.

If It’s Not Broken, Don’t Fix It: Everything You Need to Know About Keeping Your Vagina Healthy

"When the body is healthy, the vagina is healthy," Dr Muthembwa explained.  This means that maintaining your overall bodily health helps to maintain your vaginal health. Consume a well-balanced diet. Avoid drinking and smoking because chronic ...

Traditional Medicine and Vaginal Health: Distinguishing Facts From Fiction 

Tea made from specific plants has traditionally been given to women for various vaginal ailments, and these same herbs are quoted by peddlers of fake cures on social media, blurring the line between true traditional ...

The Real Deal About Vaginal Soaps, Sprays, Wipes and Oils 

It may seem counterintuitive not to clean the vagina in a society that has pushed women to extremes in the name of cleanliness, but the practice causes more harm than good.

The Real Deal on Vaginal Detox Pearls and Powders 

"There is no need for a vaginal detox." "The notion that women require this is offensive," Dr. Biko says. "This is yet another example of someone taking advantage of the fact that women believe their ...

Is Vaginal Steaming Safe? 

Once again, the vaginal organ is a self-cleaning organ. If you’re worried about its health, wash it with your hands only (no face cloths, scrubbers, or antiseptics) using mild unscented and hypoallergenic soap (unscented, mild, ...

Leadership ≠ To Being Male

The story of a woman disguising herself as a man to attain her goals extends further than the legend of Mulan. Margaret Bulkley may mean nothing to most people, but the name Dr.James Barry to ...

Gender Based Violence: A Shadow Pandemic

Gender-Based Violence is one of the most persistent violations of human rights across the globe and has been reported to be much higher within marginalized populations. Before lockdowns were being implemented around the world, 243 ...

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