Mary Mwendwa

Mary Mwendwa

Mary Mwendwa is a Nairobi-based journalist writing on women, children, gender, health and the environment.

Africa

In southern Kenya, women marry their surrogates to raise children

In a poor community, practice known as nyumba mboke allows same-sex arranged marriage but surrogates are being abused.

In southern Kenya, women marry their surrogates to raise children

Health

Healthcare crisis deepens as nurses' strike continues

As Kenya heads to another election, politicians have ignored a grave health crisis compounded by a long protest.

Healthcare crisis deepens as nurses' strike continues