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Violence against women spikes during heated electioneering

Term ID: 1717
By: Jane Godia
Some success in reducing the abuses, but obstacles to their elimination remain
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Some success in reducing the abuses, but obstacles to their elimination remain
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Eunice Achieng Omondi, a survivor of violence hands checks on the vegetables she is taking to the market during a meeting with members of Usoma Support Group for Survivors of Violence in Kisumu. Picture Jane Godia

Violence against women spike during heated electioneering

Term ID: 1717
By: Jane Godia
Some success seen reducing the abuses but obstacles to their elimination remain
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Some success seen reducing the abuses but obstacles to their elimination remain
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Eunice Achieng Omondi, a survivor of violence hands checks on the vegetables she is taking to the market during a meeting with members of Usoma Support Group for Survivors of Violence in Kisumu. Picture Jane Godia
Women leaders and representatives of Kenya’s electoral body, the police and the UN sit at the Women’s Situation Room in Nairobi, Kenya that used diplomacy to help reduce  electoral violence during Kenya’s last general elections. Photo: Joseph Mathenge

Women’s Situation Room: Africa’s unique approach to reducing electoral violence

Term ID: 1717
By: Jane Godia

Africa Renewal: April 2015

How an innovative real-time intervention in Kenya used women’s strengths to protect voters and help keep the peace before and after voting day
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How an innovative real-time intervention in Kenya used women’s strengths to protect voters and help keep the peace before and after voting day
Women leaders and representatives of Kenya’s electoral body, the police and the UN sit at the Women’s Situation Room in Nairobi, Kenya that used diplomacy to help reduce  electoral violence during Kenya’s last general elections. Photo: Joseph Mathenge
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Women leaders and representatives of Kenya’s electoral body, the police and the UN sit at the Women’s Situation Room in Nairobi, Kenya that used diplomacy to help reduce  electoral violence during Kenya’s last general elections. Photo: Joseph Mathenge
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