The Effect Of Women Involvement In Violent Crime: A Case Study Of Kayole, Nairobi County

Historically, the subject of women involvement in crime has been minimal in research. Similarly violent crimes have often been associated with the male gender. With changing gender roles and societal pressure on women however, the involvement of women in violent of women in crime has been on the increase. This study therefore set out to examine the effect of women involvement in violent crime in the Republic of Kenya with a key focus on Kayole area in Nairobi County and how this role has changed.

 

The target population of this study was community-based organisations (CBOs) focused on transforming people‟s lives in Kayole , residents of Kayole and the administration together with security agencies. The target population was purposively selected to gather the relevant information to answer the study questions. 

 

Secondary data which was the main data for the analyses entailed panel data from annual publications of the CBOs records for a period of ten years: - from 2008 to 2017. The results obtained from the model were presented in tables to aid in interpretation and ease with which the inferential statistics was drawn. The research relied on the securitization theory and the Differential Association theory. The results indicate that women in Kayole Estate are motivated by various factors to engage in violent crime. Further, this study established that violent crimes committed by women in Kayole range from murder to assault and have varying effects on the perpetrators as well as their families and community. Some of the effects identified include death, jail term, low business and drug abuse. 

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APA

WAMBUI, N (2021). The Effect Of Women Involvement In Violent Crime: A Case Study Of Kayole, Nairobi County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-women-involvement-in-violent-crime-a-case-study-of-kayole-nairobi-county

MLA 8th

WAMBUI, NGUNI "The Effect Of Women Involvement In Violent Crime: A Case Study Of Kayole, Nairobi County" Afribary. Afribary, 12 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-women-involvement-in-violent-crime-a-case-study-of-kayole-nairobi-county. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

WAMBUI, NGUNI . "The Effect Of Women Involvement In Violent Crime: A Case Study Of Kayole, Nairobi County". Afribary, Afribary, 12 May. 2021. Web. 14 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-women-involvement-in-violent-crime-a-case-study-of-kayole-nairobi-county >.

Chicago

WAMBUI, NGUNI . "The Effect Of Women Involvement In Violent Crime: A Case Study Of Kayole, Nairobi County" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-women-involvement-in-violent-crime-a-case-study-of-kayole-nairobi-county