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Former MP kills wife, commits suicide (Kenya)

August 7, 2012

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Source Former Turkana MP Francis Ewaton Achuka [photo: Standardmedia] By Cyrus Ombati Former Turkana South MP Mr Francis Ewaton Achuka has allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife in his rural home in Turkana. The former legislator’s body was discovered in his house by neigbours who called police on Tuesday morning. Both Ewaton’s body and […]

Preventing Gender Based Violence will Help Kenya Achieve Vision 2030 (Kenya)

August 3, 2012

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  Preventing Gender Based Violence will Help Kenya Achieve Vision 2030 Customs and cultures have been used to justify some forms of gender based violence Coastweek — Preventing Gender Based violence is an imperative that determines achievement of Millennium Development Goals and Kenya ’s Economic blue print, Vision 2030. This was said by Dr. Naomi Shabban […]

GROSS: 6 yr old raped and strangled in Trans-Nzoia

July 27, 2012

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 Source: The Kenyan DAILY POST  The body of a girl who had been reported missing on Wednesday was yesterday found just a few meters away from her parent’s homestead with clear indications that the girl had been raped and died out of strangulation – claims that the police have supported. According to the 6 year old […]

Man caught red handed raping minor in Kirinyaga (Kenya)

July 27, 2012

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 Source: The Kenyan Daily Post Friday, July 27, 2012 – A man in Kirinyaga yesterday appeared in court with charges of defiling a minor and denied the allegations. The man was arrested on July 20 after he was caught in the act of defiling a minor at his shop by customers. Charles Muriithi Miano is alleged […]

Man kills wife for milking COW in Nyamira (Kenya)

July 25, 2012

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Source:  The Kenyan DAILY POST A man killed his wife for milking the family cow in the most bizarre case in recent history of Nyamira North District.  The man went berserk and slashed his 38-year-old wife several times with a machete. Neighbours say that he was also armed with a rungu with which he also used to […]

Kenyan girls fight back against genital mutilation

April 18, 2012

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When two women in rural Kenya refuse genital mutilation, the social costs are high • ‘I will never be cut’: girls fight back – video When two young women in rural Kenya refuse genital mutilation, their rebellion could have high costs for them. Photograph: Guardian A remote village in the hills of Northern Kenya, two […]

Child “drought brides” sold secretly in Kenya

August 4, 2011

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HABASWEIN, Kenya (TrustLaw) – “It’s done in the dark,” said Fatuma Ahmed, squatting inside her makeshift stick shelter. “Some people sell their daughters at a tender age so they can get food. It’s common but people are silent about it.” Prolonged drought in northern Kenya has pushed many families, like widow Ahmed and her seven […]