KENYA CALLS FOR HELP IN FIGHT AGAINST RISING SEXUAL ABUSE BY FOREIGNERS. Anti-trafficking organisations say widespread trust in white outsiders makes children an easy target for abusers from the west
July 8, 2020
Child protection organisations in Kenya say more needs to be done to protect young people from exploitation by overseas perpetrators, as the country reports a rising number of abuse cases.
The warning follows the arrest of Gregory Dow, a 61-year-old missionary, who last month pleaded guilty in a US court to sexually abusing girls at an orphanage he ran in Kenya.
It also comes after Kenyan authorities charged a 71-year-old German national in May on counts of trafficking, defilement, indecent acts and child pornography.
Mueni Mutisya, detective chief inspector of Kenya’s