African Woman and Child Features Service will be documenting inter-linkages between HIV/Aids and Gender-based Violence in conflict and post conflict scenarios, in this case looking at the 2007/8-post election crisis in Kenya.
This project starts at a time when Kenyans are preparing for the Truth Justice and Reconciliation TJRC and the Constitution making process thus a strategy for women in Kenya to participate.
This documentation process is designed to assist women seek justice for violence meted against them. This engagement is further expected to influence formulation of policies and putting in place of mechanisms that will safeguard women’s rights in future conflict situation.
This project is supported by the Urgent Action Fund and will involve mapping of Policy Responses by using the experience of the unheard voices of Women affected by Violence.