7 December 2012

Kenya: Boys At the Coast Face Sodomy Danger

Boys at the Coast are at risk as cases of sodomy go unreported, a women rights organisation has warned.

Sodomy is rampant but hidden for fear of stigma.

Jane Godia of the African Woman and Child Features Services said boys are under threat because of the culture and fear of the locals to face reality. Only rape cases are reported due to the efforts put in place to discourage the vice.

Godia was speaking at a forum that brought together women groups from Mombasa and journalists at Wesley Hallnear Tononoka Grounds in Mombasa yesterday.

It was revealed that women are vulnerable to gender-based violence during the election period.

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