Delegation of the European Union to Honduras

EU celebrates women's day with Raw Sugar Warriors

09/03/2020 - 14:24
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Did you know, one in four married women has experienced some form of physical or sexual violence from their partners in Kenya? 

In the European Union, one in in three women has been subjected to some form or physical and /or sexual violence.

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the EU Deputy Head of Delegation Katrin Hagemann joined the French Ambassador, H.E Aline Kuster-Menager, on a visit to the Raw Sugar Warriors in Kibera, where they were also able to learn some boxing moves and engage with the girls and women who are learning boxing as a self-protection mechanism.

Raw Sugar Warriors is a community-based organisation located in Nairobi's Kibera area.  Founded by Judy Waguthii, a professional boxer and World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Super Lightweight champion, the Raw Sugar Warriors train the young girls by arming them with vital self-defence skills, as well as providing mentoring support to improve their confidence and to empower them on many different levels.

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