Kenyan rape survivors sue government for inaction
Imagine if rape survivors held politicians accountable every time their government failed to protect them.
In Kenya, eight survivors of sexualized violence are suing their country for its “non-action” in response to attacks following Kenya’s 2007 general elections. As we’ve written previously, the post-election violence took place during a dispute over who had won, which developed into tribal clashes.
For more on the story, see IRIN’s coverage here.
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