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Marathon World Champion Catherine Ndereba Breaks Down In An Emotional Appeal To President Kenyatta

Catherine Ndereba, World Marathon Champion has sent an emotional message to president Uhuru Kenyatta and his government. She was speaking at the Agnes Tirop Conference on Monday 17 when she sent the head of State the emotional message. Nderebe asked the president to intervene since cases of Gender Based Violence have been on the rise among the athletes.

She appealed to the president to appoint more women to the body and be involved in decision making since they will make more informed decisions about the GBV. Nderebe then pleaded to the government to ensure that those found guilty to be charged in court.

"It is a call to our head of state and his team and all of us, in general go come up with a way of taking care of our sportsmen and women ," she said. "It is my prayer that my beloved county will get the place where we will be able to put all those responsible to account," she added.

She could not control her tears and the 2007 World Champion medalist had to be comforted by the Chief Administrative Secretary for Gender Dr Linah Kilimo who was sitting next to her. We hope that the president will hear their cry and help. Follow the page for more news updates daily.

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