Beginning July 2016, Institute for Social Transformation (IST) will implement a one-year women’s rights project in the 6 sub-counties of Busia District, funded by Independent Development Fund (IDF). The project is implemented in the six sub-counties of Busia district and that is Dabani, Busia municipal, Bulumbi, Buteba, Masafu and Masinya.
This is aimed at creating awareness on women’s rights and access to justice among women to ensure that they are protected against any kind of violation. The project is titled; “strengthen community campaign against women violence in Busia.”
The program targets the Justice Law and order Sector (JLOS), this includes the police, prison, state attorneys/prosecutors, Magistrates, probation officers, CDOs at sub-county levels. This will scale up their participation in the prevention and response to violence against women.