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Nelly Munyasia    

Executive Director of Reproductive Health Network Kenya

Nelly is the Executive Director for the Reproductive Health Network in Kenya, a network of trained health care providers, who are passionate about ensuring provision of quality comprehensive reproductive health information and services especially safe and legal abortion. She is a trained Midwife/Nurse and a health systems management expert, a Reproductive Health Advocate and Champion for girls and women rights.

Nelly is passionate about protecting reproductive health rights, including safe and legal abortion for vulnerable and marginalized girls and women as a way of ensuring gender equality and realization of their full potential in life.

At RHNK, she has overseen the expansion and growth of the network through training of abortion service providers and establishing community linkages with community gatekeepers and local policy makers for advocacy purposes. Nelly has grown the network to a membership of 571 health care providers that have supported the realization of a healthy society with comprehensive reproductive health services. Under her leadership, RHNK has developed and grown a movement of young people who are instrumental in the realization of the organizations mission.

Nelly has successfully engaged at the national, regional and international advocacy forums that advocate for policy change and gender equality in provision of sexual and reproductive health services including safe abortion services.

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