Gender development and Advocacy.
The magnitude of gender-based violence among the community in Tigania Sub-County is
disturbing and on the rise. Women are often the main victims of violence because of the
patriarchal system of their culture. Cultural taboos prevent women from owning land,
denying them freedom of mobility and the opportunity to cultivate land for food or business.
Abuse, physical, verbal and emotional, is generally accepted within the community. In this
regard, Consolation for Orphans and Vulnerable Children works in empowering the
community on gender equality and equity as well as embracing SDG (Sustainable
We Conduct empowerment training on gender rights, human rights, and children’s rights in
schools and churches to ensure equal representation involvement of persons with special
needs women, youth at all levels of the community. Consolation for Orphans and Vulnerable
Children sensitizes the community on eliminating GBV.