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SHALOM-SCCRR LAUNCHES THE ‘SHALOM EMPOWERMENT CENTER (SEC)’ ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN

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Shalom Empowerment Center (SEC) Compound in Riruta Informal Urban Settlements

Shalom-SCCRR has recently opened the Shalom Empowerment Center (SEC) addressing violence against women and children. This center is another important aspect of our outreach programmes, primarily attending to violence against women and children in the slum areas around Nairobi. However, its life giving services will be open to violence-affected populations from other areas.
The Center will give special attention to all forms of manifest and structural violence; inter-ethnic, inter-religious, domestic violence, sexual violence, among others. In doing so the Center will provide training on conflict transformation skills, peacebuilding techniques, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) healing approaches, and other relevant interventions to women and children suffering from violence. “Structural violence is present when human beings are influenced so that their somatic and mental realizations are below their potential realizations,” (Johan Galtung). Empowering women to be significant architects of their own security and development, actualizing their potential, whereby their human rights and dignity are respected and honored will be at the heart of the Center’s training programmes.  

Click on the links below for more details about the center:

Shalom Empowerment Center opens in Nairobi, Kenya;

https://shalomconflictcenter.org/shalom-empowerment-center-opens-in-nairobi-kenya/

Shalom Empowerment Center (SEC) Addressing Violence against Women and Children: Concept Document;

https://shalomconflictcenter.org/shalom-empowerment-center-sec/

Shalom Empowerment Center (SEC) Addressing Violence against Women and Children: A Unique Shalom-SCCRR Initiative Opened:

https://shalomconflictcenter.org/shalom-empowerment-center-sec-addressing-violence-against-women-and-children-a-unique-shalom-sccrr-initiative-opened/

Promoting peace, development and empowerment in Africa;

https://www.ucanews.com/news/promoting-peace-development-and-empowerment-in-africa/98244

The Girl-Child: Shalom-SCCRR Impacting Education & the Lives of Young Girls in Marginalized and Remote Locations in Eastern Africa.

https://shalomconflictcenter.org/the-girl-child-shalom-sccrr-impacting-the-lives-of-young-girls-in-marginalized-and-remote-locations-in-eastern-africa/

Shalom-SCCRR’s Contribution to Women in Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding.

https://shalomconflictcenter.org/shalom-sccrrs-contribution-to-women-in-conflict-transformation-and-peacebuilding/

Conflict Transformation and Peace-Building Across Eastern Africa: Chairman’s Report on Progress in 2021

https://shalomconflictcenter.org/conflict-transformation-and-peace-building-across-eastern-africa-chairmans-report-on-progress-in-2021/

Click on the links below for photos of the ongoing activities at Shalom Empowerment Center (SEC)

https://photos.app.goo.gl/WcTRVVzT2tanxzQv8

Shalom Center

Shalom Center

Shalom Center for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation - contact Fr. Oliver Noonan for more information.

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