Kenyan Women Lead Fight Against Police Violence

There has been a steady rise in killings and disappearances linked to the police over the past decade, with 2019 the most deadly year so far, with 144 alleged cases. Men are depicted as almost the sole victims of police violence. But the reality is more than one third of alleged police killings and disappearances involve women, according to Missing Voices, a nonprofit group of civil society organisations tracking police violence.


Protestors take part in Saba Saba demonstrations along Muindi Mbingu Street, Nairobi on July 7, 2020.

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