Isiolo women have raised alarm over an increase in sexual & gender violence among teenage girls

The Isiolo Women of Faith Network has raised concerns over an upsurge of sexual and gender based violence cases, teenage pregnancies and early marriages during the covid 19 pandemic. Speaking yesterday during an open day forum that brought together the network members, county and national government representatives, interfaith youth, religious leaders and civil society organizations, the chairperson, Isiolo Women of Faith Network Halima Dida said that the restrictions put in place by the government to curb the pandemic have made it even harder for girls to seek refuge against the vices