OBR Kenya and HER Voice stand up against feminicide

Published: 1 February 2024 > Kenya

Source: One Billion Rising Kenya & HER Voice Kenyan women marching to stand up against the femicide. #EndFemicideKe #saynotoviolenceagainstwomen #Usikimye

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Agnes Pareyio Makes History with Election to Kenyan Parliament – Congratulations Agnes!

Published: 11 August 2022 > Kenya

Agnes Pareyio Elected Member of Kenyan Parliament, Makes History as First Woman MP from Narok Pareyio is the Founder of Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative/V-Day Safe House for The Girls in Kenya, Combatting FGM, Changing Culture and Educating Girls The results are in. Agnes Pareyio, the Founder of the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative/V-Day Safe…

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V-Day Safe House for The Girls in Kenya Celebrates 20 Years of Combatting FGM, Changing Culture & Educating Girls

Published: 8 April 2022 > Kenya

Photos by Paula Allen for V-Day Twenty years ago, the V-Day Safe House for the Girls opened in the Southern Rift Valley in Narok, Kenya. Founded and led by Agnes Pareyio and the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative, the safe house provides shelter and education for girls running away from female genital…

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Celebrating the Team and Graduates of the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative / V-Day Safe House for the Girls in Kenya As It Marks Its 19 Year

Published: 15 April 2021 > Kenya

Photo Credit: Paula Allen In April 2002, 19 years ago, the Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative / V-Day Safe House for the Girls Opened in Narok, Kenya. Tasaru Ntomonok is a grassroots initiative that created and runs the V-Day Safe House for the Girls in the southern Rift Valley in Narok County,…

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OBR Kenya 2021 Launch: Rising Gardens

Published: 2 December 2020 > Kenya

(shared by Cecilia Brenda – OBR Kenya coordinator)

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“Dear Mathilde” by Muthoni Drummer Queen, performed by the V-Day Safe House Girls!

Published: 30 January 2020 > Kenya

To welcome #1BillionRising 2020, the Maasai girls of the Tasaru Rescue Center / V-Day Safe House For The Girls in Narok, Kenya performed “Dear Mathilde” by Kenyan singer named Muthoni Drummer Queen. The girls made this video in solidarity with One Billion Rising. They Rise in celebration of girl’s education and for…

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Kenya Artists Rising

Published: 5 February 2019 > Kenya

Kenya Rising on 14 February, with “We Men For Women Art Fest”

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Celebrating V-Man Duncan Bomba Omwani Papa Omundu Umundu

Published: 1 February 2019 > Kenya

Photo: Paula Allen for V-Day We’ve just received the sad news that Duncan Bomba Omwani Papa Omundu Umundu passed away on 25 January. All of us at V-Day, One Billion Rising, and City of Joy mourn the loss of our dear friend Duncan, a true V-Man. Devoted to empowering and protecting African…

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RISE 2019

Published: 1 January 2019 > Kenya

In 2019, organizing a ONE BILLION RISING event or staging a V-Day benefit production of The Vagina Monologues or A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer is a theatrical experience AND an ARTISTIC UPRISING. Transform Radical Spaces. Raise awareness and funds for rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters & organizations who are serving survivors. Spotlight…

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KENYA RISING LAUNCH! by Cecilia Brenda (One Billion Rising Kenya Coordinator)

Published: 30 November 2018 > Kenya

1 billion Rising Kenya has embarked on “Rising as a way of life 2019! We will speak and act on issues sorrounding SGBV everyday, 24/7 until the violence ends. The Youth have become stronger in the call to end SGBV. Let us walk the talk together. Rising towards 14th February…

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