Girls living in southwestern Kenya, in the region formerly known as Nyanza province, face daunting odds when it comes to their sexual and reproductive health. The region has the worst statistics in the country with respect to teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections (including HIV infections) amongst girls, maternal mortality, and unsafe abortions.

In this video, Monica Oguttu, Executive Director of the Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (KMET), talks with IWHC Program Officer Erin Williams about how the organization is tackling these problems.