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African Woman and Child (AWC) Feature Service will hold a Community Forum  to deliberate on violence against women and girls and the implication of safety and security issues on the well-being of women and girls in Kwale County.

The forum will take place on Thursday 21st July 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm in

AWC is currently implementing the Jamii Thabiti programme that focuses on three forms of violence: Violence against Women and Girls; Criminal Violence, and Inter-Communal Violence. Under this programme, AWC Feature Service is focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In this regard, the organization is working with state and non-state actors to end this form of violence.

The community forum will bring together community leaders, Members of the County Assembly, County Executives and media practitioners to engage with the local police on safety and security issues in the county and how they relate to Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG).

This intervention is designed to empower communities so they can become champions in advocating against violence against women and girls and safety and security in their communities. And more importantly, working closely with and having confidence in the police to help address these issues.  It is expected that the citizens and the police officer will enhance collaboration in addressing these forms of violence  

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African Woman and Child (AWC) Feature Service is currently implementing the Jamii Thabiti programme that focuses on three forms of violence: Violence against Women and Girls; Criminal Violence, and Inter-Communal Violence. Under this programme, AWC Feature Service is focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In this regard, the organization is working with state and non-state actors to end this form of violence.

AWCFS will be holding a training workshop with the Police who are a strategic partner in this programme.

The two-day workshop will be held in Kwale County from the 14th to 15th July, 2016

Some of the workshop objectives:

  1. To increase understanding and clarity of police officers on definition, forms, and presentation of violence against women and girls
  2. To enhance the knowledge and skills of police officers on laws, policies, procedures and other responses to violence against women and girls
  3. To strengthen the abilities of a critical mass of Kenya police officers to identify and offer the appropriate information and assistance to, and ensure justice for victims and survivors of violence against women and girls

 

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What: Training workshop for Journalists in Kilifi on reporting violence against women and girls (VAWG)

When: 1st - 2nd July 2016

Where: Kilifi County

 

African Woman and Child (AWC) Feature Service is currently implementing the Jamii Thabiti programme that focuses on three forms of violence: Violence against Women and Girls; Criminal Violence, and Inter-Communal Violence. Under this programme, AWC Feature Service is focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In this regard, the organization is working with state and non-state actors to end this form of violence.

One of the strategic partners for this programme is the Media. In this regard, AWC is holding a one and a half day workshop for media practitioners in Kilifi county.

The objectives of the workshop are:

  • To increase understanding of Journalists on definition, forms and presentation of violence against women and girls
  • To enhance the knowledge and skills of Journalists on legal and policy responses to violence against women and girls
  • To discuss the role of Journalists in increasing the County’s attention to violence against women and girls in laws and ethical issues .  

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What: Training Workshop with Police in Kilifi on Violence Against Women and Girls 

When:  28th - 30th June 2016

Where: Kilifi

 

African Woman and Child (AWC) Feature Service is currently implementing the Jamii Thabiti programme that focuses on three forms of violence: Violence against Women and Girls; Criminal Violence, and Inter-Communal Violence. Under this programme, AWC Feature Service is focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG). In this regard, the organization is working with state and non-state actors to end this form of violence.

AWCFS will be holding a training workshop with the Police in Kilifi County from the 29th - 30th June 2016 

The workshop will cover violence against women and girls and tackles issues such as procedures, laws and strategies to address gender based violence. This activity is carried out under the Jamii Thabiti project. Find out more about this project

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Training Workshop for Journalists in Nakuru

What: Training workshop for Journalists in Nakuru on reporting violence against women and girls (VAWG)

When: 9th - 10th June 2016

Where: Nakuru County

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What: Training Workshop for Journalists on reporting violence against women and girls

When:6th - 7th June 2016

Where: Kisumu

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What: Training Workshop for County Assembly Members

When: 3rd - 4th June 2016

Where: Kisumu

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What: Training Workshop with Police in Bungoma on violence against women and girls

When: 30 - 31st May 2016

Where: Bungoma County

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