Youth And Women Empowerment
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YOUTH AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Women form 52% of Homa Bay’s 1.2 million while youth population while youth form 75%. While all the interventions target women and youth we propose the following nterventions One third of teenage girls aged 15 -19 years old in Homa Bay county are sadly either mothers or pregnant. This denies the young girls an opportunity for a good education and perpetuates the vicious cycle of poverty among women. Cultural norms and practices are a barrier to land ownership by most women, coupled with sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV).