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Services Provided To Rape Victims By Nairobi Womens Hospital In Kenya

The statistics of rape in Kenya stands at an outrageous level. Studies conducted by the central bureau of statistics in Kenya between December 2006 and June 2007 show that in a Kenyan population of 33,947,100, a shocking figure of 40,500 women were raped, a figure that is highly disturbing. This figure of the rape cases in Kenya though high is conservative in the sense that only 1 out of every 20 women report rape cases in Kenya and only 1 out of 6 seek medical assistance in Kenya, meaning that the figure could be well over three times the reported figure of rape cases.

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