PEV Sexual Offences must be addressed

PEV Sexual Offences must be addressed

The events following the December 2007 general election may seem like a distant past to some Kenyans, while others may be fatigued by the mention of post-election violence and the International Criminal Court trials underway.

But that is not the case for the hundreds, even thousands, of victims of sexual violence who have endured physical injuries and deep psychological trauma for more than six years.

ight of these survivors have broken their silence, and – in collaboration with Physicians for Human Rights, Coalition on Violence Against Women, International Commission of Jurists – Kenya, and the Independent Medico-Legal Unit – they are seeking acknowledgement and redress from the government through a petition filed in the High Court……

PHR Kenya’s Christine Alai discusses the obligation to address the sexual offences victims of the PEV

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