UN Women Awards IIRR $1 million to Fight Violence Against Women

UN Women Awards IIRR $1 million to Fight Violence Against Women

UN Women awards a three year grant of $1 million to IIRR for a project:  “To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls in Samburu, Marsabit and Isiolo Counties in Northern Kenya”.  The grant complements several ongoing efforts of IIRR, communities, local development partners and county governments to advance education and leadership for girls.  Other ongoing efforts in the areas include: Education is Cool campaign, Giving Girls a Second Chance in Education and Education for Children with Special Needs.