Legislating against sexual violence in Kenya: an Interview with the Hon. Njoki Ndungu.

@article{Ndungu2007LegislatingAS,
  title={Legislating against sexual violence in Kenya: an Interview with the Hon. Njoki Ndungu.},
  author={Njoki Ndungu},
  journal={Reproductive health matters},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 29},
  pages={149-54}
}
Sexual violence is rampant in Kenya and the law was not adequately dealing with it. This is an interview by the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) with the Hon. Njoki Ndungu, a Member of the Kenyan Parliament. It is about the history of the development and passage of the Sexual Offences Act, which came into law in Kenya in July 2006. The law contains 14 offences; it has created minimum sentences and criminalised sexual harassment. The media and radio stations had a big role in… CONTINUE READING

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