The appointment of women into positions of power can break stereotypes and inspire girls.
Having an envoy for drought and a prime minister keen to visit drought-affected areas puts the government under pressure to do the wrong thing.
Statistics suggest that the fight against poverty is far from being won in Kenya.
Even if policies could be found to bind new immigrants to regional areas, workers' movements would continue to weaken the long-run impact on regional populations and economies.
It could make women agents of change and development in Southeast Asia.
The number of new HIV-positive cases has sharply declined – in most parts of the country. Nonurban areas, particularly in the South, are showing sharp increases. Why?