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Appraisal of Strengthening Prevention and Response to Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Kenya

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Finland
Field of Expertise:
Social Values and Determinants of Health; Social determinants; Gender equality assessments / strategies; Health Service Delivery; PHC/MNCH/RH/Nutrition/W&S; Reproductive Health / Maternal health / newborn health
Narrative description of project:
The appraisal of the Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response (P&R) programme was a pre-implementation root and branch review and rewrite. The three person team applied collective knowledge of GBV and expertise in programme design, modalities, redesign of tools (e.g. Result Framework and Theory of Change), institutional management, revision of programme staff ToR, etc. The appraisal contextualised GBV P&R to the Kenyan situation and environment, applying in part a Social Norms Change lens as well as a robust Gender and Human Rights Based Approach.
Description of services provided:
The appraisal team provided the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland with clear guidance on how to develop an achievable programme on Strengthening Prevention and Response GBV in Kenya. A field mission took place in April, 2019. The team leader and the National Consultant visited the capital (Nairobi) and provinces of Bungoma and Kilifi conducting key informant interviews and focus group discussions. The team delivered an appraisal report and finalised the programme document suggesting changes and providing recommendations.