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Over recent years, Kenya has experienced many overall successes, but the country is still struggling with slow progress on sexual and reproductive health.
While the contraceptive prevalence rate continues to increase, it is estimated that a quarter of the population still have an unmet need for contraception and family planning services.
A large inequality discrepancy exists throughout the country between rural and urban populations, and within and between provinces. Unmet need remains the highest among youth and low socio-economic groups in rural areas.
Marie Stopes Kenya opened its doors in 1985 and has since become the country’s largest specialised sexual and reproductive health organisation. We provide a wide range of high quality, affordable and client-centred services and information to women, men and young people throughout Kenya.
Marie Stopes Kenya opened its doors in 1985 and has since become the country’s largest sexual and reproductive health organisation.
The programme uses a range of different service delivery channels to ensure that we are able to reach those most in need the length and breadth of the country. The team in Kenya operate:
The Australia Africa Community Engagement Scheme (AACES) is a five-year partnership between the Australian Government, African partner organisations and NGOs including Marie Stopes International.
Between 2011 and 2016, the program focused on empowering women, young people and people living with disabilities in eleven African countries. Our programmes in Kenya and Tanzania were strengthened through the AACES program, where we were able to:
In Kenya, we developed the first sexual and reproductive information booklet in braille.