Events

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(…)

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(…)

Kike Tele To Stage Play: October 10th At The Michael Joseph Center

Kike Tele To Stage Play: October 10th At The Michael Joseph Center

They Say/I Am is a play intertwined with monologues of poetry exploring the stereotypes of women with the intention of shattering them, revealing stereotypes as the fallacies they are. With the shorter version featured at Festival CulturElles at Alliance Francais on Women’s Day 2014, this full length exploration is bound to entertain. Conceived and directed(…)

Campus Women Day At University of Nairobi

Campus Women Day At University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi will be holding a Campus Women Day at the main campus Taifa hall on 12th September from 9am through the day to 5pm. The #darkdaysofcampuswomen will be the highlight in reaction to the rising rampant cases of sexual harrassment and assault on campuses. The main speakers at the event include: Boniface Mwangi(…)