Thursday, January 03, 2008

KENYA: Rape on the rise in post-election violence

More disturbing news from Kenya:

NAIROBI, 2 January 2008 (IRIN) - Amid the violence that engulfed several residential areas of the Kenyan capital following the declaration of controversial results of the presidential elections, women in particular have been targetted, with at least one hospital reporting a rise in the number of rape victims seeking treatment. The Nairobi Women's Hospital said it had on 31 December received 19 rape cases, almost double the daily average.

You can read the entire report at this link: Kenya

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