Title Kenya: 1. Is there continuing ethnic tension in Kenya between the Kikuyu and Luo tribes? 2. To what extent do members of the Luo tribe suffer discrimination or harm from members of the Mungiki or from Kikuyu people generally? 3. What is the situation in this regard in the Mathare area of Nairobi? 4. Are there other areas of Nairobi or Kenya where people of the Luo tribe might be safe from tribal violence? 5. Do the Mungiki or the Kikuyu tribe practice female circumcision? 6. Are there any reports of Luo women being circumcised or threatened with circumcision by members of the Mungiki or the Kikuyu tribe? 7. Please provide information on the treatment of single women and their children by the state and by Kenyan society generally. 8. What protection is available to single women who might fear harm (including circumcision) or discrimination?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 1 March 2011
Country Kenya
Topics Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity | Elections | Female genital mutilation (FGM) | Harmful traditional practices | Minorities | Racial / Ethnic persecution
Citation / Document Symbol KEN38226
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Kenya: 1. Is there continuing ethnic tension in Kenya between the Kikuyu and Luo tribes? 2. To what extent do members of the Luo tribe suffer discrimination or harm from members of the Mungiki or from Kikuyu people generally? 3. What is the situation in this regard in the Mathare area of Nairobi? 4. Are there other areas of Nairobi or Kenya where people of the Luo tribe might be safe from tribal violence? 5. Do the Mungiki or the Kikuyu tribe practice female circumcision? 6. Are there any reports of Luo women being circumcised or threatened with circumcision by members of the Mungiki or the Kikuyu tribe? 7. Please provide information on the treatment of single women and their children by the state and by Kenyan society generally. 8. What protection is available to single women who might fear harm (including circumcision) or discrimination?, 1 March 2011, KEN38226, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4df9e0cc2.html [accessed 17 September 2014]
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