In an attempt to improve the reporting of child sexual abuse (CSA) and children’s access to services, the Gender-Based Violence Recovery Center (GBVRC) of Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi, Kenya, is exploring the feasibility of routine screening for CSA in healthcare and school settings. Based on the findings, and in collaboration with the Population Council, the GBVRC is developing a response to CSA that takes into account the contextual realities. The intervention will involve dialogues with parents and children in primary schools. The aim is to get people talking about abuse in their community, the consequences of such abuse, and what stops girls and boys or their parents from seeking care for abuse.
"The Africa Regional SGBV Network Learning Brief Series: Learning updates from Kenya (Brief #4)." Nairobi: Population Council, 2016.
Addressing SGBV among Vulnerable Populations in East and Southern Africa
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