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Nelly Warega

Nelly Warega is a human rights lawyer and researcher with over 7 years of experience. She is committed to the promotion of women's and girls’ rights with a focus on sexual and gender-based violence victims. Nelly holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) in human rights and democratization in Africa from the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, a post-graduate diploma in legal studies from the Kenya School of Law and a Bachelor’s degree (LL.B) in Law from the University of Nairobi.

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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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