On International Women’s day 2022, Kenyan women were in the streets of Nairobi in protest of motorbike taxi drivers who stripped and assaulted a woman. The protesters, organized by the Federation of Women Lawyers, gave the capital’s police chief a petition seeking assurance of their safety and protection from all forms of harassment. A video widely circulated on Kenyan social media platforms showed a woman motorcycle driver being manhandled by a dozen angry men and screaming for help in Nairobi. The incident prompted a public outcry, and many women called on police to take action against motorbike taxi drivers who act without regard to the law.

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