Police ignorance on rape is appalling

BY SAIDA ALI We have recently witnessed a national outcry by top national leaders in regards to traffic accidents in the country. True, there is a crisis in the country as regards careless driving.

Nervous conditions

Today is day one of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender based Violence Campaign. I couldn’t think of a better way to describe our societal acceptance of violence against women so I borrowed Nervous Conditions from Tsitsi Dangarembga. Violence against women is not just a sign but is also in itself a set of … Read more

Cycles of Violence and Public Accountability in Kenya

By Awino Okech Njeri Rugene’s article in the Daily Nation of October 7th 2013, about the gang rape of a 16 year old girl in Busia County by three men, who were subsequently released by policemen with an order to cut grass, confirms the committed efforts to reverse the gains made by women within the Constitution. … Read more

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