27 November 2012

Kenya: Men Complain About Being Battered

Over two million men are physically and emotionally abused by their wives. Maendeleo ya Wanaume chairman Nderitu Njoka says the number could be bigger since many men don't report the cases. He says the government needs to do a national survey on men battering to find ways of dealing with the matter.

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