• 2007/08 POST ELECTION VIOLENCE SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION CASE PROJECT

    Author: covaw Category: ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND WOMENS RIGHTS , No Comments

    The goal of this project is to secure redress for and provide psychosocial support and assistance to Sexual and Gender Based Violence victims and survivors of the 2007/08 Post Election Violence. The violence that was experienced in the aftermath of the 2007 general elections was indeed some of the worst violence experienced in post-independence Kenya. Kenya was riddled with carnage which, at the least, may only be described as horrific: 1,500 dead, over 3,000 innocent women raped, and an estimated 650,000 people left internally displaced.

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  • INTELLECTUALLY CHALLENGED WOMEN AND GIRLS PROJECT- NAIROBI AND KIAMBU

    Author: covaw Category: ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND WOMENS RIGHTS , No Comments

    The project’s overall goal is to enhance access to justice for intellectually challenged victims and survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence through integrated legal and psychosocial support service provision.This  is  achieved vide: direct legal aid and psychosocial support provision to victims and survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence, with a specific focus on the especially vulnerable class of intellectually challenged women and girls; enhancement of the already existing pro-bono lawyers’ scheme; engagement in community-, national-, regional- and international-level advocacy efforts towards motioning for legislative and policy reform,

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