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Editor in Chief

Prof Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Professor of Law, Department of Private Law University of Nairobi


Dr Mary Lucia Mbithi, School of Economics, University of Nairobi

Editorial Board

Prof Henry Indangasi, Professor of Literature, University of Nairobi

Dr Margaret Jesang Hutchinson, Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection

Prof Maria Nzomo, Director, Institute of Diplomacy & International Studies, University of Nairobi

Dr Daniel Ichang’i, College of Biological & Physical Sciences, University of Nairobi

Prof Zipporah Ngumi, Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Health, University of Nairobi

Dr Kennedy Omoke, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi

Prof Migai Aketch, Professor School of Law, University of Nairobi

Prof Ciarunji Chesaina, Professor of Literature, University of Nairobi

Dr Grace Omoni, Director, School of Nursing, University of Nairobi

Mrs. Anna Petkova Mwangi, Department of Literature, University of Nairobi

Prof Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, Professor of Literature & Director, African Women’s Studies

Centre, University of Nairobi

Prof Elishiba Kimani, Gender and Development Studies, Kenyatta University

Prof Philomena Mwaura, Dept. of Philosophy & Religious Studies/Director, Centre for Gender Equity and Empowerment, Kenyatta University

The African Women Studies Centre is a training, research, evidence based policy, advocacy and lobbying institution of the University of Nairobi. The Centre is committed to promoting African Women’s
experiences and worldview in scholarship, policy and institutional development. Among the Centre’s publications are: The Beginnings; Rebuilding the Broken African Pot; Gender and Policy Analysis Tools; Making Women’s Perspectives Count in Policy Development and Implementation; and Status Report on the Kenya National Food Security. In the spirit of the multi-disciplinary nature of the AWSC, Pathways to African Feminism and Development promotes African women’s studies in all aspects of scholarship and development.


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The Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research, and Economic Development (PREPARED) Program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s East Africa Regional Mission (USAID/East Africa—USAID/EA).

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Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi

The stakeholders’ meeting for curriculum development was held on 13th of June 2017 at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, Nairobi.  This was after the draft had been developed by technical experts in several meetings and approval by the Departmental Committee.


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Mrs Ethila started her Masters in Women ,Leadership and Governance in September 2016 but deferred to pusue politics as her way of making real change t the policy and implementation level  as pertains of Mandera County.Ethila has worked as a human resource professional with the Union of Kenya Civil Servants and rose through the ranks to hold the post of Manager, human resources at the same organization.

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The African Women’s Studies Centre of the University of Nairobi exhibited the LISHAKENYA Application tool for enhancement of food security at Nairobi International Trade Fair from which was held from 3rd to 9th of October.  The AWSC exhibited the innovation under the category of Use of Information Communication Technology to Enhance Food Security in the show whose theme was Enhancing Technology in Agriculture for Food Security and National Growth.

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Mon, 2016-08-01 12:46
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Chancellor’s Great Court

The African Women Studies Centre of the University of Nairobi participated in the annual Nairobi Innovation week which was held from 1st to 5th August at the Chancellor’s Great Court. The Innovation Week was officially opened by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya.

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Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, EBS


African Women's Studies Centre

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