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Strengthening Advocacy on Forced and Coerced Sterilization in Kenya

Objectives: (a)To facilitate access to justice for women affected by forced and coerced sterilization in Kenya. (b)To provide psycho-social support for women affected by forced and coerced sterilization in Kenya. (c)To hold dialogue forums with Community Health workers in Nairobi, Kisumu and Kakamega.

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GEM CELEBRATES WORLD AIDS DAY

The World Aids Day celebrations were commemorated in Nairobi County was held at the Deputy County Commissioner’s grounds in Kibra Sub-County. The theme of this year’s Celebrations was getting to Zero HIV infection; Zero HIV related Deaths and Zero Discrimination. The celebrations were led by the Chief Guest the County Director of Health, Dr.Wango’ndu, the […]

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Dialogue Fora with Health Workers in Kisumu and Kakamega

The African Gender and Media Initiative Trust (GEM), in partnership with Lean on Me foundation, Grass roots Empowerment Trust ( GET ) and Personal Initiative for positive change (PIPE) has been running a campaign to end forced and coerced Sterilization among women living with HIV and AIDs. This campaign is supported by Open Society Foundation. […]

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GEM Commemorates Sixteen days of Activism

The sixteen days of activism against gender based violence is commemorated globally from November 25 to December 10th. Gender based violence takes various forms including physical violence, emotional violence, sexual violence and economic violence. In Kenya the theme of this year’s sixteen days of activism is “From Peace at Home to Peace in the Community” […]

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Documenting experiences of forced and coerced sterilization

Documenting experiences of forced and coerced sterilization

The objectives of this project are to: To document cases of forced and coerced sterilization of WLHA. To initiate psycho-social support networks of WLHA victims of forced and coerced sterilization.  

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From Commitment to Action

From commitment to action: Accelerating the realization of full enjoyment of women’s rights in the new constitutional order in Kenya. The objective of this project is to research and disseminate information on the social, economic and political opportunities for women in the new devolved system of governance.

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