Anti-Violence Clubs & Training for 1000 Leaders

 
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Sexual Violence

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Sexual Violence Sexual and gender based violence was a very big problem in our community since women were raped ,children were defiled etc.Fathers defiled their daughters eg there was an incident when a whole grown up father raped his 6yrs old daughter and due to this cover, an NGO by the name CREAW ie Center For Rights Education and Awareness came in to offer help and by this, the people involved were brought to book and faced the hands of the law as the victims were taken care off being treated and councelled. Read more.
Related to project keywords: based violence, gender based, community women, violence, law

A Victory Over Rape

By a male, under 16 years old, in Busia, Kenya
Map of A VICTORY OVER RAPE In the year 2005 the number of rape cases had risen n my district.This was brought up by insecurity for sometime but even when the security was increased the cases did not reduce.A group of young men in their twenties decided to unite and educate people .They began educating the people by playing skits and plays that enlightened on the effects of rape.other religious organisation joined in successfully,most of the rapist managed to stop and were counselled by the church leaders.What is even more pleasant is that some of the rapist joined in the organisation and it was then called Brothers united.Resultantaly they are now educating on problems such as environmental degradation and unemployment. Read more.
Related to project keywords: district, reduce, number, educate, stop

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Project Leader

Gretchen Wallace

President and Founder
Hanover, NH United States

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