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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

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.

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Events like these happen:

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often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Ikolomani, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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