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MWANGI ALVIN: Unsafe abortion is violence against women

Every year almost half of all pregnancies about 121 million are unintended

In Summary

•Access to safe and legal abortion to survivors of Sexual violence is almost impossible, even when the law has mandated and directed it as a Right to survivors. 

•Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Kenya has witnessed an increase in gender-based violence cases reported by men, women and children.

Globally, an estimated 736 million women—almost one in three—have been subjected to intimate partner violence, non-partner sexual violence or both at least once in their lives.

The rates of ...