Topics discussed included reasons for homebirths, access and referrals to health facilities, and strengths and challenges of TBAs and SBAs. Education is encouraging women to go to hospital. Educational opportunities for pastoralist men in Laikipia and Samburu are also limited. The cellphone camera zooms in as her legs are forcibly spread open by some of the male passengers. The march on Monday, which was made up mostly of women, was an unusual public display of support for women's rights in Kenya, where sex crimes are rarely prosecuted.
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And funding from abroad is not coming like before. In both Laikipia and Samburu counties, the majority of women and men said that distance to the health facilities contributed to the continuing practice of home births. Younger women are also more likely to deliver in health facilities compared to older women [ 34 ], perhaps because they are better educated. National female literacy, individual socio-economic status, and maternal health care use in sub-Saharan Africa. In Nairobi, just around the corner from where that bus station attack took place, in a narrow stall stocked with brightly colored fabrics, Marianne Njambi does a brisk trade in women's clothes. Michelle Kermode, Email: ua.