Kenyan grannies acquire self-defence skills

Group of elderly women in shanty town learn how to defend themselves after being victims of crime.

    They were tired of being the victims of crime and learned self-defence to protect themselves.

    Not an uncommon story, perhaps, but in this case they were a group of elderly women in a shanty town in Kenya.

    Al Jazeeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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