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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

MWANGI ALVIN: Stop GBV in society, focus on Covid-19

5,009 cases were reported through the national toll free helpline

In Summary

•This was an increase of 36 per cent last year and most alarming was the 92 per cent increase between January and June that year.

•GBV and domestic conflicts reduce bargaining power to negotiate for safer sex, stay on treatment or remain in school.

A study released by the Gender ministry shows that in the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, 5,009 GBV cases were reported through the national toll free helpline.

This was an increase of 36 per ...