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#47-22 Kenya Girls’ Safety … Organizers tackle gender-based violence

Diana Wanyonyi interviewed organizers around her region of Kenya who work to heal and preventt gender based violence against girls. Topics include sexual exploitation, discrimination at work, breakdown of community and family guidance, poverty and criminality, interactions with the justice system, and mental health supports for both the victims and their traumatized families.

Music is by girls from the Mijikenda community.

Speakers: Fadhila Juma, confidante of teenage girls; Peggy Namadi Masika, Coast Regional Coordinator of Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children; Nailah Abdallah, founder and director of Sisters for Justice; Esther Ingolo, former radio host, now director for gender and social services at Mombasa County.