Restoring Dignity to Survivors of Sexual Violence

Our Mission

To be a center of excellence in prevention, protection and response in addressing sexual and gender based violence.

Our Vision

A society that is safe and free from all forms of violence.

Our Services

Awareness Creation, Healing - Access to Comprehensive Care and Support, Restorative Justice, Advocacy, Financial Freedom.

Recent Works

Latest Activities & Articles

SV Casestudy

A new mobile application is being used in Kenya to document sexual offenses, and it holds promise fo

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In Kenya, Abuse Survivors Find a New Life in Peanut Butter

With no way of supporting their children, many women are trapped in abusive relationships they canâ€

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Where rape survivors fight for justice amid stigma, trauma

SILENCE BREAKERS The #metoo campaign was covered extensively by the media internationally, with repu

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Kenya’s “rape taboo” spurs women in slums to report attacks via SMS

"In Kenya, we are socialised to believe sex, sexuality and sexual violence is a private issue. Peopl

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Survivors of sexual violence want peace and justice to reign in Kenya

Failure by the government to act on recommendations of the documented horrors in the 2007/8 Post Ele

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Founder of group for survivors of rape and gender based violence in talks with our University over research links

Kenyan activist meets with researchers at our University and practitioners at Leicester Rape Crisis

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Building a World free from Gender Based Violence

Wangu Kanja was raped in 2002 during a carjacking incident. “I was with two male friends. It was 1

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The Survivor Who Was Carjacked, Raped, and Now Fights for Other Victims

He told me to undress, I refused—I said, 'No. What you are doing is wrong.' He asked me again. I

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This is Life

Wangu Kanja begins this interview by questioning why people have stopped being human. She wonders wh

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Why Kenyan Men Rape

Miriam Wangu Kanja, was heading home with friends one evening in December 2002, having come from a c

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Kenyan women want justice over post-election sexual violence

Six years after being gang-raped and beaten in front of her husband and four-year-old child during a

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Survivors of Sexual Violence in Kenya Break their Silence

Kenyans are currently awaiting a decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on whether or no

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One third of Kenyan girls subjected to sexual violence – survey

NAIROBI (TrustLaw) – Nearly one in three Kenyan girls experience sexual violence before the age of

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The Accountability Gap on Sexual Violence in Kenya

This briefing paper reviews the Kenyan government’s response to sexual and gender-based violence c

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Nairobi’s ‘miniskirt’ march exposes sexual violence in Kenya

At the busy intersection of Accra Road and Tom Mboya Street in downtown Nairobi, a cacophony of voic

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Slow gains recorded in fight against sexual violence

Personal initiative remains the most effective way of fighting Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGB

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ActionAid Launches the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Programme

Nairobi, Kenya, ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK) launched the Ending Violence against Women and

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Only Rape Survivors (Like Me) Can Truly Understand What Other Victims Have Gone Through

In 2002, I was car-jacked and raped. Traumatized and shaking, I remembered the advice of a family fr

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5 inspiring women who’ll show you anything’s possible

Violence against women is a shocking fact of life for one woman in three globally. It not only affec

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Sexual violence in Kenya: ‘To the police, rape wasn’t a crime’

Wangu Kanja was a victim of sexual violence, she is now using her experience to remove stigma and he

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Putting back life’s broken pieces: loving my baby after rape

Women’s bodies were turned into battlefields in the 2007-08 post-election violence. Under the Jour

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‘You can either be shot or be raped’

'You can either be shot or be raped'. Brave Kenyan woman recalls the terrifying moment carjackers ga

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How peanut butter is changing women’s lives in Kenya

When I think about peanut butter, the first thing that comes to mind is how well it goes with jam, f

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