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Free Services At Last: Medical Regulations on Sexual Offences Act

As we mark the end of the 2012,16 days of activism,survivors of sexual violence can breath a sigh of relief with the gazetment of the medical regulations on sexual offences act via legal notice 133. The provisions of the medical regulations on  sexual offences act are:  THE SEXUAL OFFENCES (MEDICAL TREATMENT) REGULATIONS, 2012 Citation. 1.   […]

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The Africa Unite Campaign

Kenya recently witnessed the launch of the Africa Unite Campaign on 14th and 15th November 2012 at the Hilton Hotel.This campaign  will be run under the United Nations Campaign on ending violence against women,initiated by Ban Ki Moon The africa unite campaign focusses on 3 P’s PROTECT women and girls from  becoming victims PREVENT gender […]

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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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Rape and Pregnancy:Current Practices

Pregnancy: Rape in Kenya The Kenya National Guidelines on the management of sexual violence clearly indicate that any female survivor of rape who meets the eligibility criteria ought to be given EC. EC is the emergency contraceptive given to survivors of rape in Kenya to protect them from conceiving. This drug is to be given […]

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