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Kenya: Finland to Help Kenya Fight GBV

Kenya and Finland will soon launch a joint gender-based violence (GBV) response program, a bilateral development that would bolster the country's efforts to end violence against women and girls.

Ministry of Public Service and Gender Cabinet Secretary, Prof Margaret Kobia said the program would contribute to reducing poverty and inequality in Kenya, ultimately boosting women and girls' rights.

"The bilateral GBV program will complement and continue this support by strengthening the duty-bearers' capacity to provide GBV first-response services and accountability," she said on Monday on her Facebook post, following a meeting with Finland Ambassador to Kenya Pirrka Tapiola.

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