Marleen Temmerman is awarded by H.E.Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, the title of 'Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear' (MBS). This is one of Kenya’s highest distinctions, which is seldom awarded to non-Kenyans, and even more exceptionally to women.

ICRH Kenya has embraced Multi Month Scripting for stable Key Populations with 530 Female Sex Workers and 168 Men who have sex with men currently on MMS in both Mombasa and Kilifi Counties.

ICRH-Mozambique is partnering with the Faculty of Medicine of Eduardo Mondlane University to implement the I-SHARE study in Mozambique.

While Mozambique has been making strides towards improving provision of adolescent-friendly health services, there are still young people that are consistently excluded especially those with disabilities. ICRH-Mozambique is now partnering in two projects funded by the Flemish Government to reach these groups.

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.