Institute of Applied studies and research
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The Institute of Applied Studies and Research (IASR) and its members of staff recognize and appreciate very useful contribution of various individuals and institutions involved in the design, development, implementation and the success of the end term evaluation of Deaf Aid Kenya 2013-2016 strategy and programs.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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Despite governments’ commitments to regional and global human rights instruments (including the UN Child Rights Convention (UNCRC), the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC), and the African Youth Charter, the realization of children and youth rights continues to be challenged by inadequate legal and policy frameworks as well as poor implementation of these where they exist.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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The YEIP project was implemented during the period February to June 2012 across 10 sites in four regions within Kenya: Rift valley, Nairobi, Nyanza and Coast. These project implementation sites were selected from the existing within the HFG saturation areas. The project implementation partners were: African Youth Trust (AYT), HIV Free Generation (HFG) and Hope Worldwide Kenya (HWWK).

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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Research suggests that women and children are vulnerable in times of conflict and war. Emerging patterns in conflict show that civilians have become the target, majority of which are women and children. Sexual and gender-based violence has become ‘weapons of war’ turning women’s body into a “war-land”. Even in their everyday lives, women are exposed to abuse when fetching water or gathering firewood. They have restricted access to credit and are prohibited to inherit or own land.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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Security represents a significant challenge for Kenya. Poor and marginalized Kenyans suffer from a multiplicity of violent attacks. Almost 500 Kenyans were killed and over 55,000 displaced due to inter-communal violence and resource conflicts during 2013. Women and children were most affected by the brunt of sexual violence, killings, injuries, and loss of property and displacement that occurred. Kenya ranks at 12/124 in the Global Terrorism Index .

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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Gender based violence is a global phenomenon. Violence particularly intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women are major development, public health problems and violations of women’s human rights not only in Kenya, but across various parts of the developing world. Global prevalence figures in 2014 indicate that 35% of women worldwide have experienced either intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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Health Strat is an indigenous Kenyan Public Health Organization that has been working in the public health space for the past four (4) years. For a new organization, it has registered remarkable success, key among these being the pioneering of the 3600 Health Systems Solutions Product, applying a customized approach to service delivery capability assessments, development of solutions and their execution strategies and a robust technology based monitoring systems.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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The context analysis and baseline survey on Child Exploitation in the Coast region of Kenya was carried out in Kenya, under the Terre des Hommes Netherlands’ “STOP CHILD EXPLOITATION” strategy. The study was done in three counties of coast region, namely, Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi. Specifically, the study focused on Mombasa, Kilifi, Msambweni, Mtwapa, Diani, Ukunda and Malindi areas situated along the North and South Coastline of Kenya. This chapter outlines the background of the study and ...

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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This Strategic Plan is a desire of Nairobi Brain Trust (NBT) as it captures the aspirations of the broad constituent organizations as a step to the development of Result Based Accountability System and to demonstrate with clarity and in measurable manner its programs and activities logically. The Strategic Plan provides a realistic and practicalroad map towards achieving its mission and intrinsic philosophies in the next three years.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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The Institute of Applied Studies and Research (IASR) and its members of staff recognize and appreciate very useful contribution of various individuals and institutions involved in the design, development, implementation and the success of the end term evaluation of Deaf Aid Kenya 2013-2016 strategy and programs.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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According to the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Program, an African Union and New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) (2003), about one third of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population remains chronically hungry. According to FAO (2001), the hungry are the poorest of the poor, and hence reducing hunger must be among the first steps towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goal to halve poverty by 2015. It is against this backdrop that NEPAD gives high priority to agriculture and food security.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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The foundation for this Summative Evaluation is the desire by Deaf Aid and its stakeholders to ensure that their programs are efficient, relevant, and effective and positively and sustainably impact the beneficiaries. In pursuit of this, Deaf Aid contracted the independent services of Institute of Applied Studies and Research (IASR) through a competitive process to undertake this important task. IASR team immediately embarked on this vital undertaking with two inaugural consultative meetings to so that both ...

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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The Youth Employment Initiative of Nairobi (YEIN) project was established in August 2010 using funds provided by DANIDA and administered by FIC. Two local partners were identified to implement the project namely: African Youth Trust (AYT) and Nairobi City Council (NCC).YEIN undertakes activities aimed at addressing the high levels of youth unemployment and inequities in the Kenyan job market. The initiative outlines two immediate objectives both aimed at improving access to a fair job market.

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Institute of Applied studies and research
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On October 31, 2000, the United Nations Security Council adopted Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace & Security, rejecting simplistic views of women as inevitable victims of conflict, and asserting for the first time that women should be included as active agents of peace building. SCR 1325 is characterized by three key pillars: the participation of women at all levels of decision-making; the inclusion gender perspectives to prevent and mitigate the impacts of conflict on women ...

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