Join Lightup Impact as a Human Resources and Administration Consultant

We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Human Resources (HR) and Administration Consultant to join our team and help us empower grassroots organizations in East Africa to increase their impact and become sustainable. About Lightup Impact Lightup Impact is an online community of 150 early-stage grassroots organizations in gender and health in East Africa. We…

Reproductive and Sexual Health Through Sport for Development

Reproductive and sexual health rights include social, political, and economic inequalities that affect women’s and girls’ access to reproductive and sexual healthcare services and education. Core components of reproductive justice include equal access to safe abortion, affordable contraceptives, and comprehensive sex education, as well as freedom from sexual and gender-based violence (GBV). When we talk…

Period Poverty in Kenya: Menstrual Health is Fundamental in Building Women’s Agency

Menstrual health, gender equality, and poverty are strongly connected. Inadequate menstrual hygiene affects populations in the Global South, and women living in poverty are especially vulnerable.   Poverty affects 65% of Kenyan women who can’t afford basic sanitary pads. Lack of water sanitation services increases the risk of reproductive infections. Globally, 2.3 billion people lack…

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