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kenya widows fight sexual 'cleansing' practise

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kenya widows fight sexual 'cleansing' practise

a group of women in western kenya is fighting "widow-cleansing", a traditional ritual practiced by luo ethnic communities in some of the poorer, more rural areas of the country.the ritual requires women to have sex - often with strangers - when their husbands die. the men who "cleanse" them are sometimes hiv-positive and do not use protection. fifty-year-old mother and grandmother, pamela, tells her story and the story of the kenyan widows' club trying to create change.video shot and produced by theopi skarlatos