Granny fight club

As if poverty doesn’t make life hard enough, one of Kenya’s worst slums has another problem: many young men believe that raping elderly women cures HIV and lifts curses, and attacks against older ladies have been increasing. Things are starting to change though, and with the launch of self-defense courses, the women are learning physical and psychological techniques to deter aggressors, empowering them to venture outside again.

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