On 7th December 2018, Kituo Cha Sheria held a ‘Hear Me Too’ campaign memorial lunch with Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) survivors. The event held at the Best Western-Meridian Hotel, Nairobi; was part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign running from November 25 (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women), to December 10 (Human Rights Day).
The classy afternoon event brought together members of the civil society, Kituo Annual General Meeting members, gender champions and community members. This was the closing event of the 16 Days of Activism campaign and was held under the theme of ‘Unpacking the Reparations Agenda in Kenya’. Participants went through the Kenya Reparation Bill, 2017 which seeks to create an agency that will receive, probe, evaluate and process applications for reparation claims. Other activities conducted in the afternoon included a river-of-life exercise, a body mapping exercise and a meditation session. Kituo Cha Sheria partnered with Grace Agenda in undertaking the event supported by the Royal Dutch Embassy and shall continue to honor the lives lost to gender based violence in Kenya; preach messages of hope to survivors and pursue various strategies needed to curb SGBV and empower survivors.