Learn more about Voice Of Women In West Kenya and our work through media coverage and press releases.

The BBC interviewed VOWWEK’s Executive Director Georgina Adhiambo for their story on the challenges of being born an intersex person in Kenya, and how individuals and organizations (including Voice Of Women In West Kenya) are working to end the stigma associated with being intersex.

The Midwife Who Saved Intersex Babies

By Helen Grady and Anne Soy
BBC World Service, Kenya

Five years ago a midwife in Kenya delivered a child with male and female sexual organs. The father told her to kill it, but instead she hid it and raised it as her own. Two years later, the same thing happened again – and before long she was forced to flee to save the children’s lives.