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BHESP Celebrates World AIDS Day Calling for Scale Up of Prevention Efforts Targeting AGYW

On 1st December 2017 Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme {BHESP} joined hundreds of Kenyans during celebrations held at the University of Nairobi to mark the World Aids Day. Themed “Step up HIV Prevention; Youth na Plan” the event provided an opportunity for BHESP to inform the participants about BHESP’s prevention efforts aimed at reducing HIV infections among female sex workers and adolescent girls and young women. “Today’s

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ONE MESSAGE TO WOMEN EXPERIENCING SGBV

Volunteer to learn and give your time to others through this you can be able to learn and deal with all forms of violence. Listen more and always talk less when experiencing any form of violence .report any type of violence and always be accompanied by a person who has experience and well informed on how to handle issues of violence’ Evelyn Mwangi As we mark the 16 days of activism 2017 From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination

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Poultry farming turns into money-spinner for Thabiti Young Mothers Group

A narrow path, iron made houses and open sewers are the scenery that welcomes you to Ghetto village situated in Kiamaiko area east of Nairobi. "Welcome to Thabiti Young Mothers Group poultry farm," says 38-year-old JecintaWanjikuMuthoni as she ushers me into a converted old house that house the birds. At the center of the house is the feeding area filled with a dozen of chicken while the corner of the house is the hatching area. Muthoni, who is the

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BHESP CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL SEX WORKERS DAY CALLING FOR THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF SEX WORK

On 2nd June 2017 Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme {BHESP} held an event to celebrate International Sex Workers Day at BHESP Kasarani offices. More than 100 sex workers attended the event to honor sex workers and recognize their often exploited working conditions. “As we celebrate International Sex Workers Day lets channel our energies towards ending stigma and discrimination surrounding sex work,” said BHESP Executive Director Peninah

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BHESP rolls out PrEP pills to fight HIV

More than 95 adolescent young girls and women have enrolled for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis {PrEP} according to Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme (BHESP) Jogoo Road Wellness Centre statistics for the month of May. This means that on average 3 people were enrolled daily for PrEP at the drop-in centre, which on average attracts 400 clients monthly. PrEP is antiretroviral drugs taken daily by HIV-negative people most at risk of HIV infection

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