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400,000 Kenyan men battered yearly

16 February 2012, 12:11

Nairobi – At least 460,000 men are battered in Central Kenya and Nairobi every year, according to statistics by the Maendeleo ya Wanaume Organisation.

The organisation’s founder Nderitu Njoka said on Tuesday that this was an increase of 160,000 from previous figures recorded in 2009.

“The Issue of men being battered started long ago… only that they have been silent when facing abuse because of fear of ridicule,” Njoka said in an interview with Capital News.

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