African Women (Protection)

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th June 1948.

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Photo of Mr John Hynd Mr John Hynd , Sheffield, Attercliffe 12:00 am, 16th June 1948

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies why the Kenya Penal Code provides no protection for African women similar to that given to white women under Article 159; and whether it is the intention that this omission shall be rectified.

Mr. Creech Jones:

The matter is already under consideration by the Government of Kenya.