USED THE SKILLS WE TEACH TO PREVENT RAPE IN KENYA AND Uganda


End sexual violence against women and children around the world

 
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Empowerment Self-Defense

IMpower was designed and adapted based on a classic feminist model developed in the 60s and 70s called Empowerment Self-Defense. This model is the only strategy that has continually been proven to reduce rates of sexual assault.

 
 
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Dual Gender

The IMpower System engages both girls and boys which creates a culture of mutual respect that drives generational change.

DECREASE IN RAPE

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DECREASE IN THE INCIDENCE OF RAPE

GIRLS STOPPED A RAPIST THE YEAR AFTER TRAINING

Success rate of boys who intervened to prevent an assault

 
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decrease in pregnancy related school dropouts

 

GLOBAL ACCLAIM

 

IMpower is endorsed by world health leaders because it is evidence-based, cost effective and replicable.

 
 

 
 
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INSPIRE: Seven Strategies to End Violence Against Children


*World Health Organization, CDC, Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, UNICEF, USAID and PEPFAR*
 
 

 
Positive Youth Development Approaches to Mitigate Sexual Violence and Coercion Among Adolescents: Building Choice, Voice, and Agency for Prevention and Response

*USAID, PEPFAR and YOUTH POWER*
 
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A Worldwide Teaching Program to Stop Rape


Article by Tina Rosenburg, Fixes, New York Times
 
 

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