Dangerous Price of COVID Rules for Women, Children in Africa

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Sean Callaghan, senior consultant, Ayaan Hirsi Ali Foundation.

News release, United Nations.

CNN: “Melinda Gates: Covid-19 will be horrible in the developing world.”

Amref Health Africa.

Shiphrah Kuria, MD, regional manager,  reproductive maternal newborn child and adolescent health/family planning, Amref Health Africa.

Brenda Mubita, project lead, Amref Health Africa.

UNICEF: “Maternal Mortality.”

Sunita Caminha, policy specialist, Ending Violence Against Women, UN Women East and Southern Africa Regional Office.

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

Vivian Onano, humanitarian, social entrepreneur.

Simeon Nanama, PhD, regional adviser of nutrition, UNICEF West and Central Africa Regional Office.

Rehema Chengo, project coordinator, Amref Health Africa.

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

Tammary Esho, PhD, director, Amref Health Africa End FGM/C Centre of Excellence.

Reuters: “Kenya pledges to end FGM by 2022 — ahead of global target.”

Republic of Kenya: “Ending FGM Will Empower The Girl Child To Participate Fully In National Dvpt, President Kenyatta Says.”

United Nations.

UNICEF: “No Time To Waste.”

World Health Organization.

United Nations Development Program: “COVID-19 Global Gender Response Tracker.”

UNICEF USA: “What Is Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food?”

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

Global Sisters Report: “With no school amid pandemic, Kenyan girls fall prey to pregnancy risks.”


The Guardian: “’Sex for sanitary pads’: how Kenya’s lockdown led to a rise in teenage pregnancy.”

The New Humanitarian: “Kenya’s teen pregnancy crisis: More than COVID-19 is to blame.”

United Nations Population Fund.

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