A statement from our CEO, Nancy Northup, on the racist violence and oppression against African Americans in the U.S.:
"This has been a wrenching week in the United States as the violence of racism has again captured national attention.
While Kenya has had great success in increasing the number of women who have access to and use contraceptives, young people are being left behind; “nearly one in every five teenage girls has either had a live birth or is pregnant with their first child." http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/05/kenyas_adolescent_women_left_behind/
Today, UN human rights experts called out the U.S. government and several U.S. states that have manipulated the #COVID19 crisis to restrict abortion access.
Full statement: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25907&LangID=E
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