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Shailja Blog: Appeal for Rape Crisis Centres in Kenya
World  (tags: Kenya, rape, women, action alert )

Julia
- 2424 days ago - shailja.com
Urgent Action Fund-Africa has supported The Nairobi Women's Hospital to set up 4 rape crisis response centres in Mathare, Huruma, Jamhuri Park and Kibera. They will provide shelter, security, and medical and psychological care to rape victims.
KENYA: Rape on the Rise in Post-Election Violence
World  (tags: kenya, women, violence, rape, crime, HumanRights )

Julia
- 2424 days ago - irinnews.org
NAIROBI, 2 January 2008 (IRIN) - Amid the violence that engulfed several residential areas of the Kenyan capital following the declaration of controversial results of the presidential elections, women in particular have been targetted.
Kenya Has Been Hailed for Its Efforts to Combat Ivory Poaching
World  (tags: Africa, Kenya, ivory poaching, elephants, animals, wildlife, cruelty )

Mili
- 2658 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Three wildlife rangers and four suspected poachers have been killed in a gun battle in Kenya.
TAKE ACTION NOW! KENYA: Please Sign This Petition Before the Last Home Is Torched
World  (tags: indigneous rights, forced evictions, World Bank, Kenya, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, conflict, violence, society, politics, world )

Cal
- 198 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they've lived for centuries.
United Nations: Humanitarian Aid in Kenya Threatened By Violence
World  (tags: United Nations, Kenya, Africa, World Food Program, food, safety, refugees, humanitarian assistance )

K. A.
- 2403 days ago - voanews.com
Sharply deteriorating security in Kenya is threatening their ability to provide humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people & World Food Program can't get FOOD to 100,000's of refugees in neighboring countries.
Kenya Seeks US Support Against Ivory Trade
World  (tags: conference, kenya, african elephants, protection, ban ivory trade, US )

Simone
- 1661 days ago - nation.co.ke
Kenya's campaign against trade in elephant ivory goes before the US Congress Wednesday as the government solicits support for its proposal for a 20-year moratorium.
Take Action: Kenyan Human Rights Defenders Killed in Cold Blood
World  (tags: world, violence, africa, killing, investigation, justice, suppression, kenya, humanrights, freedoms, government, corruption, police, murder, assassination, King'ara, Oulu )

Tom
- 1974 days ago - action.humanrightsfirst.org
Oscar Kamau King'ara and John Paul Oulu have been at the forefront of the fight against killings by police in Kenya. On March 5, they were driving to the National Human Rights Commission. According to reports, they were shot dead at point-blank range.
'Forced Circumcision': The Latest Weapon in Western Kenya's Ethnic Strife
World  (tags: Kenya, human rights, violence, ethnic violence, male circumcision, weapons, mobs, machetes, Kenya, Africa )

K. A.
- 2403 days ago - afp.google.com
in the violent context of Kenya's post-election strife, what has become known as "forced circumcisions" are often outright penile amputations performed with rusty machetes by angry mobs.
Elephant Tusks, Rhino Horns Seized in Kenya
World  (tags: Elephant tusks, rhino horns, Kenya, ivory, Wildlife, animals )

Anna
- 1466 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Two suspects were arrested over the weekend after authorities found two tons of raw elephant ivory and five rhinoceros horns at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Kenya Wildlife Service said Monday.
Kenya: High Prices Are Pushing Citizens to Poverty
World  (tags: world, economy, Kenya, africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, news, society, ethics )

Cal
- 1101 days ago - allafrica.com
Kenya is among several countries in the world hit by high food prices, according to the World Bank.As a result,World Bank says estimates suggest that an additional 44 million people may have fallen into poverty in low- and middle-income countries due to t
Season of Plenty Brings Misery for Teenage Girls
World  (tags: FGM, the "cut", girls, Kenya, young marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, Pokot, circumcised, abuse, help, rescue centre, exodus, africa, violence )

Naoko
- 1508 days ago - nation.co.ke
Fifteen-years-old Elizabeth dreads the long rainy season, when, like many other girls her age, she would be forced to undergo the age-old practice of female genital mutilation. The season is also the time when schoolgirls as young as 10 get married off.
It's Not Over, Somali Terrorists Say After Mall Attack That Killed 67
World  (tags: politics, world, violence, terrorism, Kenya, africa, news )

Cal
- 331 days ago - cnn.com
The Somali terrorism group al-Shabaab issued a threatening statement to Kenya Wednesday
TANZANIA COMMITTED TO SELLING IVORY STOCKS
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory stockpiles, selling, kenya, elephants, slaughtered, tragedy )

Simone
- 1569 days ago - goallover.org
On Thursday Tanzania affirmed its determination to sell its 90-tonne ivory stockpile in a rejection of a suggestion from Kenya that the country burn the ivory instead.
   

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