Kickboxing Grannies

 

In the slums of Nairobi, elderly women have become the latest victims of rape. Almost 20% of reported sexual assaults in the capital in 2009 were on women over the age of sixty.

This group, with members between the ages of 60 and 85, meet twice a week to train and practice their self defence techniques – the women say that they must rely on themselves, as police rarely patrol the streets.

Role: Director/Camera/Editor
Broadcast: May 2011