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Men still prefer silence after being raped

What you need to know:

  • Initially, Mr Otieno, now a mental health advocate, would chat endlessly with the house girl, who later started enticing him.
  • It was a violation that hurt him deeply, especially since the poet had never had sex.

At 23, Eric Otieno was raped by a house girl. The ordeal traumatised him deeply, but he is willing to open up seven years later to encourage fellow men suffering abuse in silence.

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