Welcome to Naya-Kenya Online Platform

Core Values

As a network, we commit ourselves to the following core values and principles in all we do

  1. Creativity and innovation
  2. Participation and teamwork
  3. Transparency and honesty
  4. Equality
  5. Commitment
  6. Devotion and dedication
  7. Spirit of volunteerism
  8. Concern for humanity

Our Mission

To advocate for the implementation of policies and legislation on adolescent and youth sexual reproductive health through dissemination of information, championing and promoting their rights at national and community level.

Our Vision

A society where the reproductive health and rights of adolescent and youths are recognized, provided for and respected.

Recent Works

Latest Blog

KENYA SHOULD PROMOTE THE RIGHT TO HEALTH OF KEY POPULATIONS

By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) Key Populations, including men who have sex with men (MSM)  face high rates of HIV prevalence. However, many lack basic human rights protections and access to HIV services that would help reduce HIV infections and meet the 2006 commitment of member states to “ensure the full enjoyment of all human

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We Must Target the Origins of Homophobic Violence: Religion and Culture

By Michael Oliech Okunson (@MikeOkunson) Image Courtesy: Advocate.Com Homophobia is among the major issues affecting Kenyans today. If we are to make meaningful strides, we must also address societal and contexts that create and fuel homophobia in the Kenyan society. Research has shown that, acts of abuse and violence against LGBT people are a clear

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Why We Must Prioritize Non Communicable Disease Prevention and Control

By DICKSON OLUOCH  (@dicque2) Non-Communicable Diseases are not transferred from one person to another hence, they are acquired as a result of people’s lifestyle being classified as ‘rare’ diseases that affect both the rich and old, Non-Communicable Diseases are increasingly establishing themselves as global terrorist, especially among the middle and low-income nations mostly affecting adolescents

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Youth Friendly Services Key To Tackling Teenage Pregancies in Homa Bay

By Mackiche Mackiche @mackiche_victor Homa Bay County has a youthful population with people below age 15 making up nearly half (48%) of the total population. Teenage pregnancy has remained a major health and social concern because it’s highly associated with high maternal and child morbidity and mortality. In Homa bay, teenage pregnancy is not only

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Young and Diabetic; One Girl’s Story

By Kelvin Mokaya, @EduardoKelvinho Image Courtesy: www.fotolia.com Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally and diabetes mellitus is the 4th main contributor. It is characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin secretion, action or both. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that

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We are Hiring – National Co-ordinator

The Strategic Partnership Right Here, Right Now addresses the limited respect, protection and the hindered fulfilment of the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of young people in 10 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and in 1 sub-region, the Caribbean. In Kenya, the platform draws its membership from 14 organisations. Based on an analysis of

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