Edith Honan

About the Author Edith Honan

Edith Honan is an American journalist. She covered American courts and politics for Reuters in New York and she has also written for such publications as the Financial Times.

Ruth Mumbi
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Activists in the Trenches: A Profile of Kenya’s Wanjeri Nderu and Ruth Mumbi

When poor Kenyans need help, whether because a family member has been raped in one of Nairobi’s sprawling slums or someone they know disappeared after an interaction with the security services, they are unlikely to go to the police or to a non-governmental organisation (NGO). Instead, they seek out an activist like Wanjeri Nderu or Ruth Mumbi as their best hope.