Pastoralist Child Foundation and The Samburu Project “Sisters Project”
Pastoralist Child Foundation in collaboration with The Samburu Project’s “Sisters Project” facilitated a workshop on July 11, 2017 at Ntilal Village.
The participants were women from Ntilal Village, Lolgerded Village, and other nearby villages in Samburu County.
Sixty-five (65) women participated and were eager to learn about topics that affect themselves and their families. The full day workshop curriculum comprised:
- FGM and its origin, myths, and harmful effects
- Child marriage and teen pregnancy
- Leadership, conflict prevention & resolution, and the importance of education
- The right to equality for Pastoralist women
- The right to decision making in the family and community, and increasing women’s leadership in sexual and reproductive rights movements at the community level
- The right to life and to be free from harm
- The right to personal freedom and recognition
- The right to know and learn about sexual & reproductive health and formal education
- The right to learn about management, myths, and misconceptions of HIV/AIDS