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The Death Of An ‘Ordinary Person’

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My friend Dorothy died while we were battling to save her. Her life since 2007 had been all about the trauma and resilience of being a victim of post-election violence — brutally gang-raped in Naivasha, followed by a life of poverty in Kisumu as an unrecognized IDP. She was HIV positive and brave enough to talk publicly about it. But Dorothy didn’t die because of that. Her story is probably familiar to thousands of abandoned post-election violence survivors. It will be told this time from the end, not from the beginning. Dorothy, 32, had been admitted to Kisumu District Hospital…
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Pre-Election Community Screenings

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Throughout the second week of February 2013, InformAction (IFA) hosted community screenings and discussions in Nyanza in areas that are craving access to civic education and empowerment. From 22nd to the 28th of February we covered areas in the north rift and western kenya, reaching communities in Jasho Malele, Makutana (in Eldama Ravine), Jua Kali (in Eldoret North), Kitale and Bungoma. The purpose of the screenings is to generate a knowledge and understanding of the issues tackled in the documentaries we screen and to give a voice to these people who are so often unheard by those who should be…
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