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WEL Launches its First National Photo-Essay Competition

February 14, 2017, Nairobi, Kenya: Women’s Empowerment Link (WEL) today launched its first national Photo-Essay Competition, which aims to document the efforts made by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to better the lives of women and girls in Kenya. “As an organization, Women’s Empowerment Link (WEL) recognizes the need to celebrate efforts made by various non-governmental organizations to improve the lives of women and girls in our society. To celebrate and document these efforts WEL has launched its first national photo-essay competition. The competition is part of a series of planned activities by Women’s Empowerment Link to mark the International...

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Photo Essay Competition

Women’s Empowerment Link (WEL) National Photo-Essay Competition. The competition running under the banner #ISALUTEWOMEN aims to showcase efforts by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to better the lives of women and girls in Kenya.

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Institutional Development

The overall objective of this pillar is to enable WEL become a dynamic, self-sustaining and effective women and girls’ rights organization. WEL will become a stable and highly performing organization with a diversified resource base. Our interventions for each of these are elaborated thus: a)Organizational Learning and Accountability:Human resources development: create spaces and opportunities for staff to undertake professional growth and development and staff welfare; ensure a supportive climate for knowledge management, learning and innovation; andestablish a multi-sectoral technical reference group. b)Resource Mobilization: Resource mobilization strategy: Develop and operationalize detailed well thought through resource mobilization strategy, policy and plans...

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Transformative Leadership and Governance

WEL envisions a world where empowered women and men can work together to address gender inequalities and promote transformational leadership and development for a just society. The program seeks to increase the number of women in leadership positions (decision making positions), be they appointed, elected or nominate

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Elimination of Violence Against Women & Girls

Ending violence against women and girls remains one of the most serious and ongoing challenges worldwide. Women’s Empowerment Link – WEL focuses on Elimination of Violence against Women & Girls by facilitating development, promotion and enforcement of appropriate mechanisms for prevention, protection and response to violence against women. WEL’s prevention and response working groups in Nairobi, Naivasha and Mombasa has facilitated support for over 74,000 members of the communities. WEL establishes multi-sectoral community VAWG working groups   with  membership from government, CBOs, FBOs, women and youth groups. Currently there are ongoing groups in the following areas:- Kamukunji Kasarani Kibera Dagoreti...

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