Defend the Human Rights of Adolescent Girls


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Esposure Of Evils Through The Media

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of ESPOSURE OF EVILS THROUGH THE MEDIA A programme on FM radio station (western) is highlighting cases of sexual abuse among relatives. In this case a man slept with his sister's daughter and get a child has been focused to the public gallery to the extend that he has suffered enough shame to even run away from his home. the names of such an offerder are made public causing the law enforcement agencies to lay a trap and pursue such an offerder. This has reduced the cases of this nature in the communities. Only last month a man in Butere was arrested in this connection and he was charged in court.Some people with this mindset have confessed that God has finished them,meaning they have no room anywhere to go on that way. Read more.
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Equality Now

New York, NY, United States

Project Leader

Corey Calabrese

Program Officer for Sexual Violence, Trafficking and FGM
New York, NY United States

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Map of Defend the Human Rights of Adolescent Girls