Free sexual and gender based violence to women and girls in public spaces
Brief description: Flone initiative works towards creating safe and free Sexual and gender based violence public spaces for women and girls in Kenya. Long description: Flone is a women led organization that works to create a safe and professional working environment. Its aim is to end violence against women and girls in the public spaces. It aims at influencing behaviour change that promote tolerance and acceptance by strengthening the capacities of the women and girls to fully exploit their potentials.Flone’ s main pillars are: women in transport and gender equality and gender based violence. The pillars are addressed by two program; The women in Transport program (WIT); focuses on women empowerment in the public transport industry. The program works towards ensuring that women in the sector are in a position to explore, invest and are be retained in the industry. The program trains them on public relations,safety by creating platforms where they interact with professionals. Usalama Wa Uma Program focuses on creating awareness on gender equality and gender based violence in the public transport industry. Its main aim is to create safe and free sexual and gender based violence public working environment to women; by training on behaviour change and response to cases of SGBV in the sector. It aims at changing the mindset of the stakeholders on issues of women in the public transport industry; and support their employment and advocate for the provision of services and facilities associated with their biological needs.
Creating a comfortable forum for girls talk and providing life skills for adolescent girls to be empowered for leadership and make the right choices for a better future. Promoting Girls club establishment in all schools where young girls can impact one another. We train young women of between 18-25 years to support and mentor adolescent girls through goal setting and leadership education. Sexual and reproductive education is a key component of the girls project. Back to school awareness is created to encourage school drop outs to return to school and make a full circle of their lives.
Voice Out Against Gender-Based Violence Initiative aims to empower GBV survivors especially those affected by child forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, Rape Culture and Domestic Abuse to champion for change and access education, vocational trainings including paralegal support working across Tanzania. Majority of girls and young women in Tanzania experience violence not only physically but psychological and emotional leaving them not aspiring to fulfill their full potentials in life and we are here to demystify this to enable more girls and women who are GBV survivors be confident and role models of change.