In March, demonstrators in Nairobi demanded tougher punishment for assailants of women and girls. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Students gather at a distance from the Garissa University College after an attack by gunmen in Garissa, Kenya, Thursday. The attack has injured dozens of people; a siege is ongoing. AP hide caption

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In The Shame In Venice 2, Kenyan artist Michael Soi protests the makeup of his country's pavilion at the Biennale. Courtesy of Michael Soi hide caption

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A minibus painted with the Rolling Stones' logo. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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School kids hold up a sign given to them by activists at a demonstration at Langata Primary Road School. Brian Inganga/AP hide caption

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The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has dropped all charges of crimes against humanity against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (left), but the charges against his deputy, William Ruto (right), still stand. Kenyatta said he was relieved by the decision, adding he was confident Ruto would be vindicated. AP hide caption

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Hundreds of Kenyan women and men took to the street on Nov. 17 after a video of an unidentified woman wearing a short skirt being stripped by a group of men emerged and went viral online, sparking the #MyDressMyChoice social media campaign. Dai Kurokawa/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Sarah Obama, left, and her translator, Mama Sarah Obama Foundation Executive Director Debra Akello, spoke at the United Nations on Wednesday. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Kenya's Dennis Kimetto crosses the finish line to win the Berlin Marathon Sunday. Kimetto set a new world marathon record, breaking the 2 hour, 3 minute mark for the first time. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Esther Okaya has a health problem that is a growing concern in Sub-Saharan Africa: high blood pressure. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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Kenyan police confront university students protesting higher fees on May 20. The police have a reputation for corruption and violence and are not well-liked. But when a popular officer was arrested and charged with a vigilante-style killing, residents took to the streets to support him. Tom Maruko/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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