VAP participants from different programs joined the world on 26th November to mark 16 days of activism by holding a procession walk that started at the chief’s camp in Kiambiu slums. Holding placards and banners with written messages against: child abuse, gender based violence, early marriages, rape, etc, the procession went through various communities up to the final destination, Jericho social hall for speeches of the day from the guest speakers, renowned women rights activists and discussions from the participants.
Football Matches for 16 Days of Activism
The finals of the Top 8 Wasichana Wacheze (Let girls play) league and Top 8 Heshima league (for boys) was a great wrap up of the day’s main agenda. The two leagues have been running for 4 months with different aims: Wasichana league has been providing safe spaces for girls while talking about issues affecting girl child and Heshima league stemming from Heshima (Respect) program has been targeting boys and using them as influencers for safety and security of girls and young women while addressing issues of positive masculinities, women’s right, and gender based violence.
Many Thanks For Walking With Us in 2018!
As the year draws to a close, the entire VAP fraternity would like to take this opportunity and express its utmost ‘THANK YOU’ message to our lovely, readers, program participants, teachers, schools, coaches, networking partners, and not forgetting our supporters for your unflagging enthusiasm and support throughout this period of 2018 which also had its own share of challenges and successes. As you prepare to go for your festive seasons, we would like to wish you all the best and see you again for the next journey 2019.