• Telling signs of abuse

    Contributor: Eugene Omondi, Communications and Social Media Intern

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    With the increase of the number of cases of abuse it is very important to know and to identify signs of abuse. They are quite general and most of the times are not indicative of abuse. However, should you see...

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  • Judiciary, do more for mentally challenged sexual abuse victims

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    There is a group of girls and women in Kenya who go through all manner of abuse and stigma with little help. They get violated, abused and stripped of their dignity by the society — including by those close to...

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  • Welcome Our New Executive Director

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    Wairimu Munyinyi-Wahome is an advocacy and policy specialist, with over 16 years of international experience, including in Namibia, Somaliland, Sierra Leone and, more recently in Kenya. In these countries, Wairimu has served in various roles including Advocacy Advisor, Mainstreaming Coordinator...

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  • Violence against women and girls should not be business as usual

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    It is very heart-breaking to realize that violence against women and children is becoming a recurring trend in Kenya. Every day in the dailies and in the news there is that one report about violence meted out on a woman...

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  • The Day of The African Child

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    On the 16th of June 2018, COVAW and the National Council for Children’s Services will commemorate the Day of the African Child in Menzamwenye, Lunga Lunga Sub-County, Kwale County. This year’s theme is ‘Leave No Child Behind for Africa’s Development’....

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