Covid-19 has fanned cases of GBV, report shows

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) have been on the increase in the country since March 2020.

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What you need to know:

  • A report released by Fida-Kenya in May, also lifted the lid on rampant sexual violence against women.
  • The report showed Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa counties leading in GBV in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country in mid-March this year, cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) have been on the increase.

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