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10 year old Furaha Kazungu scavenges for plastic bottle tops on Mwakirunge Dumpsite, Mombasa, Kenya

Makena Mwobobia tells us firsthand about ActionAid’s women’s rights work in Kenya and how our She CAN… appeal can make a difference to the lives of some of the poorest people around the world.

10-year-old Kembi on her way to work on Mwakirunge Dumpsite in Mombasa, Kenya

Beyoncé puts it so boldly – “Who run the world? Girls.” It’s a great vision. But we also have to consider some facts. The majority of the world’s poorest people are women. One in three women globally will experience violence in their lifetime simply because they are women. This has to change.