Build Healthy Relationships in100 Rwandan Couples

 
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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Domestic Violence

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE The Project Organization aims at breaking through as its name suggests it targets women and girls as well as young boys who are mistreated by their families or neighbours through forced sex,forced marriage and capital punishments. This organization has worked hand in hand with police liason section to reduce domestic violence and mistreatment associated with family wrangles. Read more.
Related to project keywords: women girls, forced marriage, domestic violence, family, families

Gender Equality

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Gender Equality Uwezo organization had a serious seminar with men and women in my home local area.They had come with an aim of educating the people on the subject gender equality.A survey conducted earlier by the same organization had found out the gender equality was still looming among communities.Women were the most affected victims.They were the suffers of gender violence.The entire session saw both men and women being taught about the importance of gender equality and ways of appreciating each other in marriages. Women were empowered and the seminar came out as the best to both male and female. Read more.
Related to project keywords: survey, gender equality, women, communities, ways

Girls In Danger

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Turkana, Kenya
Map of girls in danger the north eastern communities of the republic of kenya and some parts of eastern are those communities that have been most affect by the drought that have been most affected by the droing that has seen many loose their lives. as the drought became worse,girls in those communities had to live school at very tender age as way of their families to get something to get somethin to eat as this girls would be given out be given out for marriage as this way members would decrease and that way the bride price involves a number af cattles would help the brides family to survive. the situation was so severe to the extend the girls at age of ten would be given out in order for their families to get something to eat and also to reduce the burden to the family. Read more.
Related to project keywords: decrease, family, situation, communities, reduce

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Organization

Project Leader

Gretchen Wallace

President and Founder
Hanover, NH United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Build Healthy Relationships in100 Rwandan Couples