Gender Based Violence

Anti FGM

Anti FGM Board

The Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board (herein after referred to as “the Board”) is a semi autonomous government agency that was established in December 2013 following the enactment of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act, 2011. It is in the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender. 
  • It is estimated that between 100 and 140 million girls and women currently live with the most consequences of FGM, most of them in 28 African countries.  In Africa, 3 million girls face the risk of undergoing FGM every year
  • FGM in Kenya has been on a decline (32% in 2003 and 21% in 2014).

HAK Hotline 1195

HAK Hotline 1195

Gender Based Violence 1195 Hotline works in partnership with the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender, to help victims of Sexual and Gender Based Violence to get rapid assistance to healthcare assistance and referrals.

Healthcare Assistance Kenya (HAK) Hotline 1195 entered into partnership with the State Department of Gender after signing Memorundum of Understanding in 2017. 1195 offers immediate 24-hour confidential tele-counselling and coordination of rescue missions through the latest technology i.e. SMS system for survivors.

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