Policy Masterclass in Gender and Climate Change

Type: 
Workshops/Training
Start Date: 
Mon, 2015-09-28 18:05 - Thu, 2015-10-01 18:05
 
 
Offered by:
The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in collaboration with the African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC), the Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM) and theUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 28th Sept – 2nd Oct 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Course Objectives
• gain a deeper understanding of the differentiated ways in which
climate change affects men and women
Contact Person: 
Winnie Khaemba at w.khaemba@acts-net.org

Policy Masterclass in Gender and Climate Change

Type: 
Workshops/Training
Start Date: 
Mon, 2015-09-28 18:05 - Thu, 2015-10-01 18:05
Offered by:
The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in collaboration with the African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC), the Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM) and theUnited Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 28th Sept – 2nd Oct 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Course Objectives
• gain a deeper understanding of the differentiated ways in which
climate change affects men and women
Contact Person: 
Winnie Khaemba at w.khaemba@acts-net.org
Conference Dates: 
Mon, 2015-06-01 - Fri, 2015-06-12

Dr Akinyi participated in the Shanghai open university international staff exchange fellowship program from june 1st 2015 to june 12th 2015.

Her topic was a comparative study of support systems for Gender Distance Education at Egerton University, Kenya and Shanghai Open University, China.

GET TO KNOW REFUGEES, THEIR ROLES IN THE HOST COUNTRY

Conference Dates: 
Tue, 2015-06-16

This event was sponsored by UNHCR,  Danish, Refugee Council (DRC),  National Chamber for Commerce  & Industry with representatives  from IMF, UNHCR, DRC,  UNDP Commissioner for Refugees- Mr H. Komen,  CEO Red Cross, Kibra MP Hon Kenneth Okoth among others.   Many refugees shared their experiences, good and bad  as well as their contributions to Kenya economy.

Date and time: 
Fri, 2015-06-05 10:03

A number of organisations encourage women empowerment through education at different levels by offering specific scholarships for African women from Africa and developing countries. Although women looking for scholarships can as well apply for other scholarship programmes that are non-gender specific, there are sponsorship programmes that reduce the competition by offering their scholarship programmes solely for women.

Expiry Date: 
Sun, 2015-07-05 10:03
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Status: 
Past
Collaborators: 

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

The broad project objectives were to:

Start Year: 
2013
Status: 
Past
Collaborators: 

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

The objectives of the research were to: establish the status of food security in the Country; review best practices in institutional, legal and policy frameworks for implementation of Article 43 (1)(c) and make policy recommendations at the national and county levels; involve citizens’ participation in development of food security initiatives; use evidence based advocacy for greater allocation of resources for food security initiatives; establish whether the economic, social and political pillars of Vision 2030 take into consideration food security concerns.

Start Year: 
2013
Status: 
Past
Collaborators: 

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

This Bomet Research Project is part of a larger Project carried out by the African Women’s Studies Centre, University of Nairobi which included twenty counties.

The objectives of the research were to:

Start Year: 
2013
Status: 
Past
Collaborators: 

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

The Baringo Research Project is part of a larger project carried out by the African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC) of the University of Nairobi which included 20 other counties.

Start Year: 
2013

Message from the Director

 

Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, EBS

Director,

African Women's Studies Centre

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Contacts

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UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

P.0. Box 30197- 00100, NAIROBI

TEL: (+254-20) 3318262 Ext: 28075,

Mobile: 0725 740 025; 0710 819 871

EMAIL: awsikenya@yahoo.co.uk; awsckenya@uonbi.ac.ke

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