Save Generations Organization funded by Kvinna Till Kvinna, raised awareness on laws and policies including abortion law and child protection law, to 40 people including staff, peer educators and volunteers ,80 parents and 40 school management and teachers team working with Save Generations Organization on the SRHR project in Gasabo and Kamonyi Districts aiming at building their capacity and create enabling and supportive environment for adolescents to access SRHR information and knowledge and claiming their rights for making informed decisions over their bodies.
This raising awareness has the objective of increasing knowledge on laws and policies related to SRHR and child rights enabling favorable environment to access SRHR information and prevention of child abuse.
In her opening remarks, the Executive Director of Save Generations Organization Madam Yvette Nyinawumuntu welcomed the trainees & informed them that “Having right information & knowledge in what we do is key hence this will help you raise awareness on the laws to others.
Izere MUGENI, the training facilitator Provided knowledge to the Save Generations Organization Staff and community peer educators about the origin of laws and policies including Safe abortion provisions and Child protection law.
Me. Steven GATARI the training co-facilitator also provided practical Knowledge on different Laws & policies in line with health including Abortion related provisions to Save Generations Organization staff & peer educators from Gasabo & Kamonyi Districts.
After the trainings the trainees were grouped in different group and they were given assignments to work and present.
Group discussions: The Save Generations Organization staff & the community peer educators who work with Save Generations Organization on the SRHR Project are sharing ideas after being trained on laws in line with health including abortion related provisions
The training facilitator Izere Mugeni & co-facilitator Me. Steven Gatari are continuing to provide knowledge on different laws in line with health including Abortion related provisions & Child protection law to the 40 Trainees including Save Generations Organization staffs & community peer educators.
This awareness will be raised to 480 adolescents and youth right holders, 80 parents and 40 school management and teachers’ team.