In Kenya, sessions with structured community dialogues on matters in Sexual and Gender Based Violence were held. They discussed matters regarding sexual violence, evidence protection once violated, the vulnerable groups in the community, how, when, where to report sexual violence cases once violated.

ICRH Kenya engaged 15 peer navigators to trace defaulting Kenyan People Living with HIVs (KPLHIV), including following them up in hotspots or at home. All participants were contacted before Anti Retroviral Therapy appointment dates, this strategy helped in reduction of number of missed appointments.

The topic of discussion of the webinar in June was ‘The role of community leaders in responding to and addressing Sexual Gender Based Violence'.

ICRH Kenya conducted a refresher training for community volunteers to assist individuals that are a victim of sexual exploitation.

Welcome in this bizarre new environment since the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world in unprecedented ways, raising new challenges for health, and for sexual and reproductive health and human rights worldwide. Humanity is resilient and able to adapt to new situations, but none of us have ever lived a pandemic with such a huge global impact on all people of the world, especially the most vulnerable ones.

The Academic Network on Sexual and Reproductive Health Policies (ANSER) initiated a study on the impact of the COVID-19 isolation measures on sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing.

ICRH Kenya is currently implementing a project called ‘Amplify Change’ aimed at strengthening the already existing non-traditional SRH allies.

In Ghent, Belgium and Maputo Mozambique there was simultaneously in the month of March 2020 a photo exhibition in the corridors of both University Hospitals.

ICRH Kenya is a member of the Mombasa County Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) technical working group which holds quarterly meetings to address various SGBV issues in Mombasa County as well as come up with solutions and recommendations for the gaps identified.

The first case of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in Kenya was confirmed on 6 March 2020. As of 7th of July 2020, there are 8087 confirmed cases, 164 deaths attributed to the virus and 2414 people who have recovered. All projects in the organization are ongoing. Where possible, staff have been asked to work from home to increase social isolation and reduce the risk of infection or transfer to others if they are infected.

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