Wajir: Hope for gender-based violence survivors as recovery centre launched

The recovery centre for gender-based violence survivors that was launched at the Wajir Referral Hospital on November 25, 2019. PHOTO | BRUHAN MAKONG | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • According to statistics from the Wajir Referral Hospital, two rape cases that resulted in pregnancy were reported this year and four rape incidents were presented to the hospital within 72 hours — the same number was recorded last year.

  • The data further indicates that eight cases of rape and defilement were recorded in 2018 and 2019.

Wajir County has launched a recovery centre for gender-based violence (GBV) survivors at the Wajir Referral Hospital.

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