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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Kenya’s ‘hidden epidemic’: Gender-based violence

When the Covid pandemic hit Kenya, cases of gender-based violence exploded. But a combination of fear, stigma and a lack of trust in the police mean the majority of cases are never reported.

It has been described as Kenya’s “hidden epidemic”.

Africa Eye reporter Tom Odula investigates the deep-seated roots behind the violence, discovers the trauma behind the shocking statistics, and explores the police and government inaction that leaves survivors with little hope of justice.

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