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

Gender Equality.

For a long time the feminine gender has been treated unfairly and said to be inferior compared to the muscular gender for example in a certain community in the central province there was a man who had a wife and three daughters.The man used to go out every evening and drink the local brew with his friends and come back home late at the night dead drunk.When his wife wanted to know the reason,he would beat her up until no strength was left in him saying that his wife was a nobody in his home and she could not control him.He also said he was the man of the house and should be respected and not bothered with stupid questions by a mere woman.This continued for a long time until the woman's health deteriorated.The villagers decide to come in and caught the man and took him to their chief.He was taken to court and there after to prison.


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  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Murang'a, Murang'a, Kenya
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