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16 Days of Activism Against GBV in Kenya

The 2012 16 days of activism against GBV is finally here. Several campaigns have been organized for the  entire period( Nov 25 –Dec 10th ). Gender based violence remains a worrying issue in Kenya ,based on the following statistics according to the Kenya Demographic Health Survey: One in  every five Kenyan women has experienced sexual […]

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Gender Based Violence

Gender Based Violence Factsheet  March 2012 Gender Based Violence in Kenya: What Next? Gender based violence(GBV) is one of the most pervasive and systematic human rights violations in the world today[i],[ii] including in Kenya. Gender Based Violence (GBV) includes rape, genital mutilation, defilement, physical abuse, sexual slavery, forced prostitution, spouse battering, sexual harassment, female genital […]

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