GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
We focus on reducing domestic violence through community based programs. Our goals are to build a society that is free from all forms of violence. works on addressing the root causes of violence and breaking the cycle on domestic abuse through various means, one of which is their access to Justice and Children ’s Right Initiative.
IYO aims at imparting the youths with the knowledge and skills on their rights in order to be free from any form of Gender Based Violence as well as to posses’ great economic independence. The target group in and out of school youths aged between 11-24 years old. We have put added emphasis on gender-based violence, awareness and response services because of the overwhelming need and lack of services available. There is a high prevalence of domestic violence, community violence and a lack of social safety nets in slum communities .Our programs are targeted to specific age groups and address today’s environmental, cultural, and societal factors through the following medium; Holding school/learning institution sessions, engage religious and political leaders, Community forums, Government Instructions, Radio sessions, engaging men and boys and Use of Social Platform.