Flora Terah is an HIV/AIDS counselor,Published Author,Public Speaker and Women’s advocate who was one of approximately 200 women that ran for Parliament in the Kenyan elections in 2007. She was one of several women who were abducted, tortured and abused because they dared to run for public office in Kenya. Hospitalized for weeks and unable to canvass properly, lost her bid for election. Worse was still to come for Terah: in March 2008 her only child, a 19 year old footballer, was murdered in Nairobi. Terah’s case is one of several case studies highlighted in Amnesty International’s 2008 report on the state of world’s human rights, released on May 28 2008. Now, more than ever, Ms. Terah is committed to mobilizing an end to gender-based violence, and to this end. Ms Terah is Executive Director of an NGO she started called “Terah against Terror .A civil society organization that campaigns on behalf of victims of gender based violence based in Nairobi. Ultimately, Ms. Terah is committed to running for office again in the next Parliamentary elections in Kenya in 2012....For more info click http://eastafricaradiousa.com/blog/?p=6402
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