Support privately run shelters that give a safe haven to SGBV survivors

Support privately run shelters that give a safe haven to SGBV survivors

Sep 15, 2020 COLUMNS by admin
Tieng’re rescue center in Kisumu in this picture taken on August 6,2020. The facility built at a cost of sh. 10 million remains abandoned with no equipment despite inadequate safe houses for survivors of gender-based violence. Photo/Ondari Ogega (To be used with Ondari Ogega’s feature on SGBV)

One of the most-pronounced appeals and recommendations that women rights organisations, in particular, have consistently made since the ‘shadow pandemic of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) emerged earlier this year are calls to have women and girls — survivors and those at risk of the violence and violations — protected through access to alternative and safe shelter and temporary accommodation. WoN Executive Director Njeri Rugene writes. Click here for more.

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