Posted by in on November 19, 2008

Violence against Women and Children in Kenya an Alternative Report to the Committee against Torture

This alternative report has been prepared by a number of specialized Kenyan NGOs, with coordination by and technical input from the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT). The purpose of this report is to address matters that make women and children vulnerable as regards their exposure to torture, and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and punishment. Furthermore, it draws attention to consistent human rights violations involving torture and ill-treatment inflicted on women and children by both State officials and non-State actors.