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Abstract

This survey report is part of the Safer Cities Nairobi Project aiming at shedding light on the hidden problem of violence against women, and to address the gaps of information that persist on this subject.

The publication highlights the main forms of abuse experienced by women in Nairobi, the socio-economic characteristics of both the victims and the perpetrators; the impacts of abuse on the victims; the types of services and assistance that victims turn to; their suggestions to improve these services; their suggestions for government action; and, their suggested ways forward to make Nairobi a safer place.

Publication Year
2002
Publisher
UN-Habitat
Number of Pages
139 pages
HS Number
HS/660/02E
ISBN
92-1-131614-6