The Trust Fund for Victims envisions a world where the rights of individuals are fulfilled and where survivors of the gravest human rights violations are empowered to live a life of hope, dignity and respect. The Trust Fund for Victims responds to the harm resulting from the crimes under the jurisdiction of the ICC by ensuring the rights of victims and their families through the provision of reparations and assistance.
Working in: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Northern Uganda.
The article examines the implementation of UNSCR 1325 ‘Women, Peace, and Security’ within the framework of post-colonial feminism. The author argues that in current international development co-operation, there is a need for deeper understanding of the complex, context-relevant social and political power structures and processes that prevent gender programming from enhancing gender justice.
Gender-based violence (GBV) represents a major cause of psychological morbidity worldwide, and particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although there are effective treatments for common mental disorders associated with GBV, they typically require lengthy treatment programs that may limit scaling up in LMICs. The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a new 5-session behavioural treatment called Problem Management Plus (PM+) that lay community workers can be taught to deliver
FGM is a reproductive health and human rights concern that has devastating short-term and long-term impacts on the lives of women and girls. The procedure is risky and life-threatening for the girl both during the procedure and throughout thecourse of her life. FGM is considered a harmful practice and a form of violence against women.
An Alternative Report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee.
An alternative report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Kenya –
MATESO treats the following client groups: victims of torture by law enforcement officials; victims of rape/sexual violence in police cells and prisons; and victims of domestic violence.
Independent Medico Legal Unit (IMLU)is an NGO comprised of a network of doctors and lawyers in Kenya dedicated to a torture free society though medico legal documentation. Our vision is to transform social paradigms on torture and human rights abuse and transforming social perception on torture and human rights.