The Wangu Kanja Foundation 2018 Data Review: Supporting SGBV Survivors via SMS and Traditional Direct Service [article]

A Frankel, W Kanja, S. Wood, Z Hameeduddin, M. Decker
2018 Zenodo  
Data review of sexual violence survivors reporting to Wangu Kanja Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya either via SMS or as walk-ins to the centre. The Wangu Kanja Foundation is a sexual violence charity in Kenya aimed at restoring dignity and justice to survivors. It aids survivors with police interviews, medical examinations, legal support, safe shelters and counselling. Data was analysed by case type, gender and age. The majority of individuals using the walk-in services were female and were under
more » ... le and were under the age of 25. Most individuals chose not to specify their age or gender when using the SMS platform. Many survivors used the Wangu Kanja Foundation to gain access to medical, legal and psychological support, though very few cases were continued to conclusion. Key recommendations are discussed for both the Wangu Kanja Foundation and policy makers.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3972995 fatcat:xryivpv7ineetcim6yzkd5nvrm