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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 .
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.
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).
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.
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.
Gender based violence is one of the most prevalent human rights violations not only in Kenya but across various parts of the developing world. It knows no social, economic, class or cultural confinement and status. It occurs in families, schools, work places, social structures and communities regardless of one’s religion, gender, race, creed or political persuasion and inclinations.
This baseline survey report captures the findings and recommendations for a Market Scoping and Training Needs Analysis for Social Enterprises within Mombasa County. The survey was conducted in all the seven sub counties of Mombasa County within the period between July and August 2019 by a consultancy firm (Institute of Applied Studies and Research) contracted by British Kenya.
ICCO Cooperation Netherlands is implementing a 5 year project (2016-2020) in Kenya by the name Civic Engagement Alliance funded by Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ICCO Cooperation Netherlands through the local partners aims to build capacity of Civil Society to contribute to decreasing inequality and injustice in societies in order to create the conditions for just, economic, social and political development for the most vulnerable in societies with a focus on Women, Youth and People with Disabilities
Risk management is an increasingly important business driver and stakeholders have become much more conscious and concerned about risk. Risk Management being an integral component in ensuring the success of organizations, compelled Health Strat to seek and enlist the services of a consulting firm, The Institute of Applied Studies and Research (IASR) to help in developing a Risk Management Framework to guide our Risk Management Strategies and Approaches as we seek to capitalize on the gains we have recorded in the last few years.
This is a report of end of project evaluation of the European Union - Human Rights Defenders Project. The Program was implemented from 2014-2016, with support from the European Union (EU).
This report is part of the Impact Evaluations of the Njaa Marufuku Kenya (NMK) Program in Kenya under the Agriculture Ministries Food Security Intervention initiatives aimed at helping to realize Millennium Development Goal Number One (MDG #1).
I am pleased to present the Summative Evaluation Report for the Deaf Aid Programs. This report provides a summary of the many activities carried out by the programs partners for the period 2009 –2012. It also provides background to the initiation of the programs, the roles that stakeholders have played and draw out lessons learnt, challenges experienced and overall recommendations to inform future related programming.
The Context Analysis and Baseline Survey on Child Exploitation in the Coast Region examines the magnitude and nature of child exploitation and abuse with special focus to CSEC in the region.
This three year strategic plan, 2013-2016, is a holistic management document of the Nairobi Brain Trust (NBT). It was formulated in a participatory manner with the involvement of the CREAW, NBT network members, co-opted technical people and other interested stakeholders of the network, including even those who had just joined the Trust.
During its inception in August 2010 the YEIN project defined two immediate objectives to help it attain its overall goal of improving youth access to fair labour market in Nairobi, over the project period 2010-2013.