Last month we celebrated International Day of the Girl by sharing how refugee and host communities in Kenya are continuing to support girls’ education during the pandemic. Keep reading to learn what they had to say. This month we are pleased to invite you to a virtual webinar on preventing and addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for 16 Days of Activism against GBV. Also in this edition: WUSC’s Ride for Refuge participants raise over $16,000 to support refugee youth and the results of our rapid gender analysis in Kenya.
“DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE GIRLS’ EDUCATION”
Over a five-week interactive radio program in Kakuma and Dadaab in Kenya, community members tell us how they’re thinking about girls’ education in Kenya during the pandemic.
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WEBINAR: NORTH & SOUTH PANEL EXCHANGE ON GBV
Interested in learning about gender-based violence and its prevention?
Join us on November 25, 2020 at 9 AM EST for our virtual North and South Panel Exchange.
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COVID-19 AND GENDER IN REFUGEE CONTEXTS
A gender analysis conducted in June 2020 in refugee contexts in Kenya showed that pandemic-related loss of livelihoods is one of the biggest issues families are concerned about.
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