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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Home And Gender Violence

I am a house wife.I am 44 years old.I have four children and we happen to live in object poverty.This is because my husband who is working is just irresponsible.This is because my husband who is working is just irresponsible.He hasn't been providing necessities such as clothes,food,school fees of the children.Also he comes home always when drunk and shows irresponsible behaviour to the children. To add insult to injury,he has been beating me severally for no reason.After this became too much,i went ahead to look for help.An organisation named WSF helped to look for fair legal process.My case was taken to the court,the man went to prison for one year and when he returned he turned to be responsible.Things from then have turned out to be good.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Isulu, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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