Article explores the effect of the pandemic on the livehoods of Kenyans in Kibera and exposes the problematic gender blind , decontextualised conceptualisation of social protection during the...Read more
SM: This article is a longer exposition on the coming setback for women in the workplace because of COVID-19. I find it particularly interesting because it warns that the pandemic runs the risk of reversing decades of progress of equality in the workplace.Read more
The article provides blend of graphic and some print text of the lives of small business communities in Korogocho Community in Nairobi and the effect of the COVID 19.
From a gender lens...Read more
AO: This 2018 report highlights the "gender gap" in Open Data and is perhaps illustrative of the growing push to recognize the margins created within "Open Data". While doing fieldwork in 2019, I noticed greater investment in the notion of gender equity in/for open data (see for example...Read more
AO: This report foregrounds results from an online survey with 501 respondents conducted by Nairobi-based Mawazo Institute in April 2020.Read more
This report highlights the difficulties that women in Kenya are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
AO: This interviewee from Kenya equates open governance with democratic governance. She mentioned that the Open Government Partnership has been important to help enable a space where people who...Read more
Mapping the Corona virus pandemic in Africa in real time is quite innovative.
In terms of gender, beyond sex disaggregation of infections, such tools can be adapted to reveal real time data...Read more
SM: This is an important article which discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has female academics and their job security, particularly for those who are up for tenure. Much like the 'baby penalty' which haunts women at every stage of their academic career, the reorganisation of work in the coming...Read more