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August 13, 2014

How schools can help protect children in Kenya

Increased access to safer schools is key to improved protection for girls and boys – a review of findings from recent research in Kenya.

Research work undertaken in Kenya in 2011-2013 by the Interagency Learning Group on Community-based Child Protection Mechanisms and Systems Strengthening has highlighted how children in rural and urban slum sites experience a wide range of harms. The communities identified being out of school, sexual abuse and exploitation, and teenage pregnancy as the main harms to children.

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