Marching for justice – Kenyans marched through Nairobi on Thursday, October 31, to demand justice for a teen who was allegedly gang-raped, and the suspects ordered to cut grass as punishment.
Marching for justice – The 16-year-old was allegedly dumped in a sewage ditch after the attack, local human rights groups said.
Marching for justice – The victim, nicknamed 'Liz' by local media, later identified three of six suspects.
Marching for justice – Members of civil society and gender organizations march in the streets to protest against a rape case unpunished by police.
Marching for justice – Global campaigning network Avaaz launched an online petition demanding justice. It had more than 1.3 million signatures.
Marching for justice – According to rights groups, the suspects were ordered to cut grass at the police station and were freed afterward.
Marching for justice – At least 32% of Kenyan girls younger than 18 experience some form of sexual violence, according to a report released last year by the government and the United Nations. The numbers may be higher because many of rapes go unreported for fear of stigma.