COVAW Launches New Strategic Plan for 2018-2023: Securing Rights: Influencing Sustained Engagement on Violations of Women and Girls in Kenya.

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A society where women and girls enjoy equal rights, freedoms and thrive in safe spaces.

Our Projects

Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA)

Contributor: Dorcas Mwachi, Program Associate, Lobbying, Advocacy and Communication

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and Child Trafficking are closely related. Recruitment of victims...

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Giving voice to communities to End Female Genital Cutting (FGC) (2018-2019)

Contributor: Florence Mwikali, Program Officer

In Narok, 78 % of women/girls have undergone FGC, as compared to the national average...

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Empowering girls & young women to advocate for their protection from sexual violence and to exercise bodily autonomy (2018-2020)

Contributor: Nancy Njeru, Program Associate

Safe Spaces Project Girls and young women in Kwale are the single most important group...

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Addressing cultural practices that are harmful to Women and Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive health (2018-2019)

Contributor: Maurine Khabuchi, Program Associate

This project is being implemented by COVAW, with support from Amplify Change. This is an...

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Enhancing Multi-Sectoral Response to Electoral Sexual Violence in Kenya (2017-2019)

Contributor: Mercy Opiyo, Program Associate, Access to Justice and Women Rights

The 2017 election period presented an urgent need to carry out monitoring of sexual violence...

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