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Free Legal Help In The Slums

Kenya is a country that has now for a long time been affected by the things that occurred during the post election violence.Issues like rape ,robbery with violence and looting have really affected Kenya.Those who affected by that happened during the post-election violence are still suffering the pain of flash back but others are still taking the advantage of the post-election violence to rape and mistreat others as they think they can get away with it. But it has happened that through the Kenya legal right authority,most of the Kenyan's get legal advice and free lawyer to stand to stand for them after such violence and this has really done well mainly in Kibera slums where the post-election violence really affected many people. This has helped to reduce a number of such cases as sexual and gender based violence and forcefall rape.I am glad that Kibera is not into issues of sexual harrassment and other gender based violence because of the free legal help that is offered for free.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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