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Older Kenyans Seek Protection From Abuses

As the world's elderly population grows, many countries struggle to reduce violence against older residents. A day after World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, older Kenyans gathered in Nairobi to call for a United Nations convention on the rights of older people. In Kilifi County along Kenya’s coast, 41 older people accused of witchcraft have been murdered this year alone. Sixty-one were killed in 2013. Local authorities said many more cases go unreported.   A former...

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