Lessons from Kenya: Women and the Post Election Violence

Authored by: L. Muthoni Wanyeki

Categories: Violent Conflict
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, Mass Atrocities, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)
Country: Kenya
Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Year: 2008
Citation: Wanyeki, L. Muthoni, “Lessons from Kenya: Women and the Post Election Violence.” Feminist Africa 10 (2008): 91-97.

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This article discusses the post-electoral violence that erupted in Kenya in 2007. It discusses the setting and root causes of the violence, as well as the forms the violence took and whom it affected.