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In numbers feminists passionately voiced their concerns over the alarming increase in femicide cases.

A man holding a placard at the Feminist march against femicide in Kenya

A motorcycle rider records a sea of voices passing by Harambee Avenue, next to the Office of the President during the #TotalShutDownKE.

A participant at the feminist march against femicide holds up a placard with a stark reminder about the plight of women.

A police officer facilitates the flow of traffic as hordes of protestors make their way through the Nairobi streets.

A protester at Jeevanjee Gardens holds a placard listing the names of the recent victims of femicide.

A protester cools off with a sip of water, while seated in the middle of the road during the protest.

A placard with a clear message as the crowd walks through through the streets of Nairobi

Amidst chants and raised fists, a protester holds a shirt bearing some names of slain women, symbolizing the collective fight for justice.

Esther Passaris, the Nairobi County Nairobi Women’s Representative, joined thousands of women on the streets of Nairobi in a powerful display of feminist solidarity against the rising tide of femicide.

In an act of solidarity, a man at the “Feminist March against Femicide” holds a sketch of Chief Justice Hon. Martha Koome, as he demands for justice for victims.

Kenyan women stage a sit down in a protest.

Law Society of Kenya President Erick Theuri joined the march and described the increased cases of femicide as a “national emergency that should not be normalised”.

Nairobi women peacefully demonstrate on Kenyatta Avenue in solidarity with the victims of femicide.

The protesters make a brief stop at the Supreme Court of Kenya and demand stiffer penalties for perpetrators of sexual and gender-based violence.