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Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 29, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-3

"During the political primaries in April, Ann Kanyi, who was vying for her party’s nomination for the Tetu parliamentary seat in Kenya’s Aug. 8 general election, was dragged from her car and brutally beaten by four unidentified masked men wielding metal bars and a gun. During the assault, one of them demanded she quit politics. She was not the only woman physically attacked during the primaries after wading into the testosterone-fueled arena of Kenyan politics: Other female candidates were robbed by men armed with machetes and batons, had their motorcades attacked and supporters killed, and were beaten and threatened with public stripping. None of this was coincidental. It’s all part ...more
Aug. 29, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: LBHO-LAW-2

"The goal [of violence against female politicians]: to turn back progress ushered in by a new gender quota, implemented as part of a 2010 constitutional overhaul, that has vaulted more women into positions of power in Kenya than ever before" (1). "This is part of the story in Kenya, where the 2010 constitution established a gender quota mandating that neither gender hold more than two-thirds of the positions in any government entity (thereby ensuring that a minimum of one-third plus one of parliamentarians and members of local county assemblies are women)" (3).
Aug. 29, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: LBHO-PRACTICE-1

"The goal [of violence against female politicians]: to turn back progress ushered in by a new gender quota, implemented as part of a 2010 constitutional overhaul, that has vaulted more women into positions of power in Kenya than ever before" (1). "This is part of the story in Kenya, where the 2010 constitution established a gender quota mandating that neither gender hold more than two-thirds of the positions in any government entity (thereby ensuring that a minimum of one-third plus one of parliamentarians and members of local county assemblies are women). The subsequent 2013 general election resulted in Kenya’s highest number of women in government in its history" (3).more
Aug. 29, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Countries: India, Kenya
Variables: INFIB-PRACTICE-1

"For this story, the Star also spoke with three local Dawoodi Bohra women who described what it’s like to undergo khatna in their native countries of India and Kenya at the hands of 'practitioners,' not doctors, in non-medical environments such as kitchens, with unsterile razors" (para 12).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-5

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MURDER-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: IIP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: DV-SCALE-2

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