Gender Based Violence Links

  1. National Monitoring and Evaluation Framework towards the Prevention of and Response to Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Kenya. This document is dedicated to all Kenyans who strive hard to reduce and eliminate the incidences and grave impact of SGBV in our contemporary society.

  2. Kenya Women’s National Charter charts out a program that will bring positive change and meaningful realization of women’s rights, empowerment, and welfare, in all spheres of our lives. These include the law, the economy, education, development, infrastructure, political and civil life, family life, custom, culture, religion, health and media.

  3. Gender violence in schools: taking the ‘girls-as-victims’ discourse forward. This paper draws attention to the gendered nature of violence in schools. Recent recognition that schools can be violent places has tended to ignore the fact that many such acts originate in unequal and antagonistic gender relations, which are tolerated and ‘normalised’ by everyday school structures and processes.

  4. The Accountability Gap on Sexual Violence in Kenya: Reforms and Initiatives Since the Post-Election Crisis. This briefing paper reviews the Kenyan government’s response to sexual and gender-based violence committed against women, men, and children during the 2007/2008 post-election crisis.

  5. Sexual violence victims – life after the attacks.

  6. Status of gender desk at police stations in Kenya. A case study of Nairobi province.

  7. Facing Violence. Survivors from the Gender-Based Violence Recovery Center in Mombasa tell their story.

  8. The Making of Sexual Violence. How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?

    Women and girls around the world experience staggering levels of rape and other forms of sexual violence.This violence devastates lives, unhinges communities, and hampers greater social and economic development. While the severity, frequency, and purpose of this violence can broaden during times of conflict or emergency, its foundations are laid during “peacetime,” as is underscored by the extreme levels of violence observed consistently across the globe. Yet it is only in recent decades that policymakers, researchers, and programmers have begun to pay closer attention to this urgent violation of human rights and barrier to sustainable development.

    This report presents an overview of five study sites of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), presents findings related to men’s self-reported perpetration of sexual violence, investigates seven domains of possible influences on men’s sexual violence perpetration and provides actionable lessons and recommendations.