Women decry looming marriage crisis in Murang'a as men's numbers wane

A drunk man lying unconscious from the effects of alcohol in  Murang’a. In July 2015, President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered a crackdown on poisonous brews in the county.

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What you need to know:

  • Women organisations in Murang'a have warned of a marriage crisis in the county if the number of men continues dwindling.
  • For a county with a deficit of 8,729 men in the gender ratio, the women say any other cause that increases this deficiency will affect the founding of new families.

Women organisations in Murang'a have warned of a marriage crisis in the county if the number of men continues dwindling.

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