Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

Bishop Joseph Maluki Mwongela of Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Kitui. Credit: Bishop Joseph Maluki Mwongela

“Very worrying”: Catholic Bishop in Kenya on Violence in Families, Urges Love, Respect

Feb 8, 2024

Increased cases of violence involving family members in Kenya is “very worrying”, the Local Ordinary of the country’s Catholic Diocese of Kitui has said.

Home visit by GKB Nutritionist to Bizimana Jean de Dieu’s family located in Nyrataba village, Taba cell, Tumba sector in Rulindo district, May 2023. Credit: Caritas Rwanda

Caritas Rwanda Partners with Government to Support GBV Victims

Dec 14, 2023

Over 100 pregnant and teen mothers in Rwanda are beneficiaries of Caritas Rwanda’s Gender Based Violence (GBV) clinic that the Catholic entity organized in partnership with the country’s Ministry of Gender among other partners.

Trócaire programme officers held a GBV awareness programme in Luuq, Somalia. Credit: Trócaire

Catholic Bishops’ Entity Seeking to End Gender-Based Violence in Somalia, Helping Victims

Oct 1, 2023

Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Bishops of Ireland, is seeking to end Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Somalia in an initiative that also involves supporting victims of the vice.