Women Challenged to Challenge

Women Challenged to Challenge (WCC) is a national organization which unites women and girls with disabilities in Kenya with a goal of bringing them together to champion on issues that limit their participation in development spheres. It was formed and registered under the Kenyan Laws in 2001. The membership of WCC disabilities comprises; deaf, blind, physical, albinism, and intellectual. WCC envision a just, participatory, empowered and sustainable living for women with disabilities.

The Organisation

Our Mission

To improve the lives of women and girls with disabilities through capacity building and advocacy, installation of social enterprise mechanisms and other development programs

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Our Problem

While the Constitution expressly provides the national legal framework for an inclusive society, there has been limited progress in promoting and protecting the rights of Women with Disabilities (WwDs).

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Our Solution

Women Challenged to Challenge (WCC) address issues of concerns such as gender based violence, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, self-development and leadership and governance through human rights lens.

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Projects and Programs

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Eliminating Gender Based Violence

In 2014,WCC carried out a baseline survey in 10 Counties, In our research over 80% of interview resp...

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LEADERSHIP and GOVERNANCE

In 2014 WCC was able to bring members of parliament and county assemblies to train them on standing ...

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SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS OF WOMEN AND GIRLS WITH DISABILITIES

With support from AmplifyChange, Women Challenged to Challenge (WCC) is currently ...

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Leadership and Governance

WCC has embraced the principles of leadership and governance to ensure effective and meaningful in...


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