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Kenyans march in protest after Nairobi miniskirt attack

The city of Nairobi.
Nairobi. Image by Clara Sanchiz / CC BY-SA 2.0

At least 200 Kenyans have marched in protest at the actions of a group of men who tore off a woman’s clothes in Nairobi for wearing a miniskirt earlier last week. The march was organised by a mother’s group after a video of the attack went viral on social media. The outrage also spread on Twitter, with the hashtags #MydressMychoice and #strippingshame trending over the weekend. The country’s deputy president also entered the debate, stating that Kenya was not a ‘primitive’ society and the group who stripped the woman should be arrested. Read more: bbc.co.uk