WINGS #44-16 Reparations in Kenya
A promise to sexual violence victims, unfulfilled
Brief description of torture
Uploaded: 16 Feb, 2017
Recording Date: 15 Feb, 2017
Recording Location: Mombasa, Kenya; Denman Island BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #44-16 Reparations in Kenya
Description: Following 2007-8 post-election violence, the Kenyan government established a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission to review ethnic and political violence from 1963 to 2008. Reparations for military sexual violence were proposed, but many victims still lack help. Human Rights Watch is calling for completion of reparations before the 2017 elections.
Host(s): Diana Wanyonyi
Featured Speakers/Guests: A rape survivor of the 1984 Wagalla Massacre of ethnic Somalis by Kenyan security forces; a survivor of the 2007-8 post-election violence by rebels and Kenyan miliary in western Kenya; and Agnes Odhiambo, a researcher with the womens rights division of Human Rights Watch
Credits: Produced for WINGS by Diana Wanyonyi. Series Producer, Frieda Werden.
Regional > AfricaType: Weekly Program
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women