Rights to health; Thematic areas include HIV/AIDS, Malaria & Maternal and child Health (MCH)
Development is about people, and must be people centered. Women and children are important segments of the human population and constitute critical links between the present and future generations. Appropriate investment in women has been shown to be of great benefits at individual, household and community levels. Such investments benefits nations greatly in terms of poverty reduction, improved national economic performance, and realization of fundamental human right for women and children (UN,2010).
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a human rights violation, a public health challenge that undermines not only the safety, dignity, overall health status, and human rights of the millions of individuals who experience it, but also the public health, economic stability, and security of nations.
Globally about eight million children die from preventable causes and more than 350,000 women die from preventable complications related to pregnancy and child birth each year. (UN,2010)
KLF has dedicated most of its activities to seeking solutions to some of these preventable problems.