Kenya

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 44.86 million
  • Population under 15: 42%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 62 years
  • Human Development Index: 145 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Lower Middle Income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 5.3%
  • Mean Household Composition: 3.9 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 32%
  • Early Marriage (% of girls married by 15 years): 29%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF, UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2014

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Annlyne Barbara Oranga - Mtoto News6 Jul 2017

This news article provides a report of the June 2017 Africa Expert Consultation on Violence against Children in All Care Settings, held in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Daniel Wesangula - Reuters29 Jun 2017

Rogue churches in Kenya are delivering trafficked "miracle babies" to infertile women. 

Jonna Karlsson - UNICEF23 Jun 2017

This UNICEF presentation describes the need for social service workforce strengthening in East and Southern Africa and presents recommendations based on a case example from Rwanda. 

Ruth Wacuka - Kenya Society of Careleavers21 Jun 2017

This document includes the keynote address given on the first day of the Africa Expert Consultation on Violence against Children (VAC) in All Care Settings by Ms. Ruth Wacuka, Kenya Society of Careleavers. In her address, Ms. Wacuka describes the nature and repercussions of violence against children in care by offering her own story as a critical reminder to understand this issue by taking the perspective of children and young adults who have experienced it themselves. 

Noah Sanganyi - Department of Children's Services, Kenya21 Jun 2017

This document includes the opening remarks given at the Africa Expert Consultation on Violence against Children (VAC) in All Care Settings by Mr. Noah Sanganyi, the Director of Kenya's Department of Children's Services. 

Benjamin Loyseau - UNHCR21 Jun 2017

This UNHCR presentation provides an overview of alternative care for children in East African refugee contexts.

Geoffrey Oyat - Save the Children21 Jun 2017

This presentation describes the findings from a 2015 Save the Children study on kinship care in Ethiopia, Kenya and Zanzibar. 

Andrew Kardan, Andrew Wyatt, Ramla Attah and Paul Quarles van Ufford - Oxford Policy Management1 May 2017

This working paper assesses the performance of local and community-based structures in Kenya and Zambia in delivering the government social protection systems that they are tasked to support.

Hy V. Huynh - Clemson University1 May 2017

This study explored the extent to which components of quality of care predicted psychosocial well-being of orphaned and separated children (OSC), as well as the extent to which these components of quality of care and demographic factors moderated the associations between care settings and psychosocial well-being of orphaned and separated children (OSC).

UNHCR-RefugePoint3 Apr 2017

UNHCR-RefugePoint is looking for a Child Protection Expert as part of its UNHCR-RefugePoint Collaboration Project. 

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