Vagina Warrior Program

The City of Joy’s revolutionary Vagina Warrior Program aims to provide a safe and empowering community for survivors of gender violence who have demonstrated leadership qualities. The focus is on healing trauma, building self-esteem and skills, and training women leaders.  Activities include:

  • Leadership training on rights awareness, judiciary and community activism
  • Specialized psychosocial care to survivors
  • Literacy and English
  • Comprehensive sexuality education
  • Computer literacy skills (made possible by a  tech center  provided by Google)
  • On-site farming and agro-pastoral training (livestock, crops, composting, etc)
  • Knitting, sewing, and beading
  • Media and communications training
  • Self-defense
  • Massage
  • Physical Education
  • Culinary Arts
  • Soap making
  • Theater
  • Dance

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