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Gender based violence during COVID-19: Experiences of adolescent girls and young women from Nairobi’s urban informal settlements and rural Migori County, Kenya

This brief highlights evidence of the secondary impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the social-emotional well-being of women and girls in Kenya, especially their experience of violence. It draws upon the voices of marginalized women and girls on their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The brief provides additional information beyond the survey responses to understand better the risks women, girls, and children faced in the COVID-19 response phase. Finally, the brief provides practical solutions and or recommendations to be considered by governments and civil society organizations to prevent and respond to the adverse events adolescent girls, women, and children experience in emergencies such as the pandemic.

Gender based violence during COVID-19: Experiences of adolescent girls and young women from Nairobi’s urban informal settlements and rural Migori County, Kenya

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