34 Search Results Found For: "gender based violence"


    Gender Based Violence Against Women and Girls Still a Thorn in Kenya
    Gender-Based Violence
    Violence against women and girls cuts across boundaries of geography, race, class, religion, and culture. It occurs in homes, schools, and streets; ...

    Worrying Trend As Number of Gender Based Violence Cases Rises

    Gender based violence (GBV) is one of the most prevalent human rights violations. It knows no social, economic, class or cultural confinement. ...

    108 Women Killed In 2019 As Gender-Based Violence Skyrockets In Kenya
    30 Dead, 18 Injured Following a Fatal Accident at Migaa
    A new year has begun but is there anything to really celebrate for women across the globe with a bias to Kenya?...

    Call for Proposals for the 2018 Innovation in Addressing Gender-Based Violence Launched
    Gender-Based Violence
    The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) have announced a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at ...

    5 Billion Shillings Lost Annually Due To Domestic Violence

    A KPMG report has shown that over five billion shillings is lost in the country’s economic output due to domestic violence towards ...

    1 in 3 Women Across the World have Experienced Physical or Sexual Violence

    1 in 3 women around the world experience physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner.The prevalence estimates of intimate ...

    Gender Gaps Still Reign in Access to Education

    In many countries, girls’ average educational attainment remains lower than boys and adult women are less literate than men.  Apart from ...

    Gender Gaps in Entrepreneurship Cause Decreased Income and Aggregate Productivity.

    A World Bank Report dubbed ‘Women, Business and the Law 2018’ estimates that gender gaps cause an average income loss of 15 ...

    SGBV: Tackling Sexual Violence in Public Transport
    SGBV: Tackling Sexual Violence in Public Transport
    By Faiza MohamedSexual and gender-based violence (SGBV)is a particularly disturbing phenomenon which exists in all regions of the world and Kenya ...

    Kenya Ranked 145 in 2016 Human Development Index in Advancing Gender Equality

    Kenya has been ranked 18 in Africa and 145 in the 2016 report of the African Human Development Index, HDI, released by ...