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Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year old girl
On a July evening Vania*, then 7, was walking back home from school when she met a man her family knew. The man forcefully grabbed Vania and dragged...
Man found guilty in retrial after original conviction was overturned
The perpetrator appealed the court's decision and in 2014 a re-trial was ordered because of a technicality. That setback did not stop Anna, a victim...
100 Years in Prison for Notorious Sex Offender in Kenya
NAIROBI, KENYA ­­­- On Thursday, August 4, 2022, a Kenyan court sentenced a notorious sex offender to 100 years in prison for sexually abusing four...
Justice for Three. Safety for All.
“Gather the team. We need to pray.” These were the first words my IJM colleague Sharon Cohn Wu said after entering my office late in the afternoon...
Convicted: Justice Served for IJM Kenya Colleagues and Client in Mavoko 3 Trial
Friday, July 22, 2022, NAIROBI, Kenya — One of the casework focuses of IJM Kenya is combating police abuse of power in the country, and on June 23,...
After 7 Years, Woman Falsely Accused of Robbery with Violence is Cleared
On May 26th, 2022, almost seven years after Jacinta was falsely accused, the court acquitted Jacinta of all charges.
Headteacher sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl
Ten year old Rennie* bravely confided to her mother that her headteacher had sexually abused her in 2014. After eight years of seeking justice, the...
Child's brave testimony secures conviction and produces a strong warning
Little Vin* was only five when he was sexually assaulted by his neighbour. With the support of IJM Kenya, he and his family persevered despite...
One of IJM Kenya's longest-fought court battles ends in justice
Nearly eight years after little Jalia* was assaulted, the court found her perpetrator guilty and sentenced him to life in prison.

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