Subject: Establish a Gender Based Violence Desk

THAT, aware that Article 28 of the Constitution specifies that every person has inherent dignity and the right to have that dignity respected and protected; further aware that Article 25 (a) of the Constitution provides for freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; concerned that there has been an increase in incidences of Gender Based Violence and Sexual Gender Based Violence and there is a need for a Gender Based Violence Desk for reporting such cases and to also have trained staff able to deal with such delicate cases; noting that since several Police Stations established these desks many Gender Based Violence victims have come out and reported such cases and justice prevailed; this Assembly urges the County Executive to establish a Gender Based Violence Desk and a well trained staff at City Hall to make use of its central location and significance within the County.
Notice of Motion 22nd March, 2016
Mover Hon. Karen Wanjiku,
Seconder Hon. Kennedy Oduru
Dates Debated and/or Concluded 15th June, 2016
Remarks Adopted
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