Sexual violence against female basketball players in Kenya has become a chronic disease which needs special attention.
Intense relationships between male coaches and basketball players seem to be a prerequisite for promoting young players' success in sport.
At the same time, such close relationships carry risks for negative dependencies, misuse of trust, and commission of abuse.
These recent developments occasionally have led to no-touch policies, which may result in moral panic, uncertainty, and fear of unjustified suspicion among coaches.
Currently, a female basketball player narrates how her coach sexually abuse her in a rental room.
While Speaking to BBC on condition of anonymity, the former lioness, who is now in her 30s, claimed she was sexually abused by one of her coaches after luring her to one of a rental house, in Nairobi.
After noticing her intentions, she left the room and ran away for safety after kicking him so hard. 'I kicked him out …. Toka ama Nipige Nduru,' she said.
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