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Lydia Muthiani is a human rights lawyer with over 12 years of experience, specializing in the advancement of women’s and girls’ human rights. Lydia has undertaken extensive work toward improving states’ prevention of and response to sexual and gender-based violence, and the advancement of women’s and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights. Lydia holds a Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Nairobi.

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Latest posts by Lydia Muthiani

Part II: Roadblocks to health care for women during COVID-19 in East Africa

Under COVID-19 curfew in Kenya, transport providers have either been unable or unwilling to transport pregnant women in labor to health facilities for fear of harassment by security agencies.

Part I: Health care information access for women during COVID-19 in East Africa

In Kenya, pregnant women struggle to get uninterrupted access to sexual and reproductive health-related information and education during the pandemic — on and offline. 

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