As part of the activities for this project, there will be 2 Online Editions documenting experiences of women during the Post Election Violence, with an aim to link issues of HIV, Gender based violence (GBV) and conflict.
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.
We believe women are at the heart of Kenya's transformation. This election is going to present the highest number of highly capable women vying for elective positions. We've profiled some of the aspirants in our 3 publications, access the highlights via the links below:
The latest edition of the Reject Newspaper is out. The Reject is a bi-monthly online newspaper by the Media Diversity Centre, a project of AWCFS.
Strength of a Woman - Women, Land & Property
With this special issue on land and property rights, the Strength of a Woman, a product of the African Woman and Child Feature Service is again bringing you the untold stories of women, marginalised groups, challenges with the COK2010 and land policy and the need to connect the dots on issues with land using practical experience.