Kenya

Watch: Kenyan youth Share their visions of justice

Published: 12 February 2014 > Kenya

We rise 4justice and we feel more connected. We rise because violence against women continue to prevail in Africa. We rise because FGM continues to deny our girls their rights over their bodies. We rise because we want freedom to make our own informed decision over our bodies. We rise…

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Rise4Justice Blog: Serial killer on the loose targeting sex workers and PIMP by PENINAH MWANGI

Published: 11 February 2014 > Kenya

Serial killer on the loose targeting sex workers In April 2010, after eight prostitutes were murdered in the tiny town of Thika, a serial killer was arrested in Kisii town some 200 miles away. For the family of one murdered sex worker, sadness and poverty are constant. In Kenya, where…

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Rise4Justice Blog: Death at the disciplined force camp by PENINAH MWANGI

Published: 11 February 2014 > Kenya

In the morning of December 22nd 2013 only two days to Christmas, Agnes Tanga a sex worker operating in Nairobi was called by one of her regular sexual partner corporal Mwisho a disciplined force officer. She left Nairobi and took a bus to the disciplined force camp some 10 kilometers…

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Rise4justice Blog: Stolen Childhood by Victoria Achieng Okungu

Published: 21 January 2014 > Kenya

Every year an estimated 14 million girls are married before they turn 18.Robbed of their childhood, denied their right to health, education and security. Child marriage is a global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities. It denies girls their rights to health, to live in security and…

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Rise4justice Blog: One Billion Rising Nairobi By Annie Eagleton

Published: 21 January 2014 > Kenya

We, that is Naomi Mwaura and myself, met for the first time in early November to begin discussing the Nairobi One Billion Rising (OBR) event and brainstorm ideas and possible venues. Our earliest idea was Uhuru (‘Freedom’) Park, famous since Independence, as both relaxation and rallying place for the public….

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RISE4JUSTICE BLOG: Self-Defense in Kenya – Update on Dolphin Anti Rape and AIDS Control Outreach by Duncan O O Bomba

Published: 8 January 2014 > Kenya

Nairobi is fine with clouds and sun as we prepare to run some teacher trainings before we take the intervention to Cape Town SA in March 2014. The recent lively discussion on stopping rape in Africa opened up thoughts and views of Africa Summit activists and brought in new energy…

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