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Reaching Deaf Women Experiencing Gender-Based Violence in Kenya

One initiative helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language to communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence.
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One initiative in Kenya helped service providers learn basic Kenyan Sign Language so they can communicate with Deaf women experiencing gender-based violence. This initiative is one part of a larger project to improve access to justice and services for women with different disabilities who experience gender-based violence. An organization of women with disabilities in Kenya led the project. The organization, Women Challenged to Challenge, built a coalition with community leaders, police, nurses, people with disabilities, and others. Read more at the link about how they accomplished their work.

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