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KikeTalks: Conversation on Acceptable Violence on November 22nd at Alliance

KikeTalks: Conversation on Acceptable Violence on November 22nd at Alliance

 When is a violent act against women violent enough for us to pay attention?    Violent burglaries are illegal but turn amusing when committed against celebrities like Kim Kardashian. Forms of speech (like hate speech) are recognized as violence but tweets directly to women threatening rape and death beget the response, “Just go offline”. Cutting(…)

KikeTele Presents Kike Talks Edition One on Sex: Consent and Power

KikeTele Presents Kike Talks Edition One on Sex: Consent and Power

KikeTele is a women-centric organization whose goal is to collect, tell and share African women’s stories, particularly Kenyan women, encouraging the formation of a community of women that can instigate change.  This is encapsulated in our motto: Community | Conversation | Change. We are proud to present Kike Talks,  a monthly forum that focuses on(…)

KikeTele Call Out for Writers

KikeTele Call Out for Writers

We are a social enterprise aiming to create a space for women, particularly Kenyan and African women in general, to tell their stories and experiences and have rich and insightful conversations in a curated space. Our motto, ‘Community, Conversation, Change’ drives our work. Through online articles, interviews and conversations and offline projects, we hope to(…)

Apply for The 2015 Akili Dada Fellowship

Apply for The 2015 Akili Dada Fellowship

Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator nurturing a generation of young African women from underprivileged backgrounds whose commitment to the undeserved will transform their communities. The Akili Dada Fellowship is an opportunity for young African women to design and implement solutions to the challenges faced by their communities. These one-year fellowships are awarded(…)

My Dress My Choice Protest in Pictures

My Dress My Choice Protest in Pictures

Hashtag activism has been faulted for never going beyond the internet. We joined women and men that came out in their droves to protest against the stripping of a woman by Embassava touts. This protest grew out of the hashtag #MyDressMyChoice. Protestors brought the Nairobi CBD to a standstill. We marched from Uhuru Park to(…)

My Dress My Choice: Kenyans React To The Stripping of a Woman

My Dress My Choice: Kenyans React To The Stripping of a Woman

The stripping of a woman by Embassava touts in Nairobi has caused sharp reactions. This is not the first time that a woman has been stripped especially by touts in Kenya. However, what was different this time was that the incident was caught on camera by a passerby who uploaded it online. The video is(…)

Due To Public Demand, ‘They Say I Am’ To Be Restaged

Due To Public Demand, ‘They Say I Am’ To Be Restaged

The event below has been postponed till further notice due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and hope to put up the play at a later date. We will communicate as soon as we have another date. Thank you to all for your continued support. The play ‘They Say I Am’ was(…)