Nairobi's slum women bear the brunt of domestic violence

A section of Kibra slums in Nairobi. A recent survey by Tifa shows that women, especially from the slums,  are the majority victims of domestic violence at 52 per cent.

Photo credit: Dennis Onsongo | Nation Media Group

Women living in Nairobi slums continue to suffer domestic violence the most. The latest survey by Trends and Insights for Africa (Tifa) released last week, shows that women are the majority victims of domestic violence at 52 per cent followed by men at 37 per cent and children at 36 per cent.

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