Rape incidents have been on the rise in Nairobi County lately and as revealed by a new report by Medecins San Frontieres (MSF), there are areas in the city that a person is more prone to rape.
According to MSF case conference report, 2,421 victims were sexually abused in Nairobi last year.
The report indicates that areas around Kasarani, Githurai, Roysambu, Kahawa West, Marurui, Santon, Mwiki, United States International University and Kenyatta University recorded the highest number of victims, who were sexually abused last year.
WOMEN AND MINORS HIGHEST VICTIMS
According to the report, 92.3 per cent of those affected by sexual abuse representing a figure of 2,243 were female while 7.7 per cent representing 186 were male victims.
The report further says 56 per cent of all cases were minors, with 5 per cent representing 64 of 1,293 victims reported to the clinic unaccompanied.
Other rape prone areas listed by Medecins San Frontieres include;
AREA 1: Kasarani (Githurai/Roysambu/ kahawa/West/ nMaruirui/Santon/ Mwiki/USIU/Kenyatta University)
AREA 2: Kayole (Soweto/Donholm/ Umoja/Jacaranda/ Saika/Komarock)
AREA 3: Eastleigh (Biafra/kiambio/Jam Street/Pumwani/ Majengo/California)
AREA 4: Mathare (all sections)
AREA 5: Dandora (Phase I-V/ Kitari Marigo/Molem)
AREA 6: Kariobangi (Korogocho/Glucola/ Kasabuni/Ngomongo)
AREA 7: Mukuru (Njenga/Kayaba/ Sinai/Lunga Lunga/ Reuben/Industrial Area/Kingstone/ Paradise/Fuata Nyayo/Marigoini/ Hazina/South B)
AREA 8: CBD (Muthurwa/Country Bus/Pangani/ Ngara/ Parklands/ Westlands/ Kamukunji)
AREA 9: Embakasi (Tassia/Utawala/ Mihango/Pipeline)
AREA 10: Huruma (Kiamaiko/Ngei/ Flats/Shanties/Round about/Huruma Corner)
AREA 11: Njiru (Ruai/Kariobangi South/Kamulu/Joska)
AREA 12: Makadara (Nyayo/Mbotela/ Maringo/Jericho/ Harambee/Buruburu